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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Stemless Kylix 320-300 B.C. Shape: Flaring ring foot with a deep groove around the lower part. The handles have flaring "shoulders" and roll back slightly at the ends. A wreath with berries circles the inside of the rim. The leaves are modulated from white at their base to orange at their tips....

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By date unknown: Hay Collection; gift of C. Granville Way to MFA, June 28, 1872

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Greek, South Italian, Hellenistic Period, about 320–300 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Paestum, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 144a.


4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware


The Ancient World