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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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Provenance

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.

Dimensions

4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.1488

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels