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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Interior: Kneeling female figure (Athena), before whom a man (Herakles) holds an Eros. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #168 (90.69) Fragment of a Kylix 380-350 B.C. Interior: A nude male holds the struggling Eros in a tight embrace, as though crushing him. Athena, identified by her aegis and...

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By date unknown: William Norton Bullard Collection; gift of William Norton Bullard to MFA, March 1890

Credit Line

Gift of William Norton Bullard

Italic, Etruscan, Late Classical Period, 380–350 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 168.


10.1 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World