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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Painted in Six's technique. Interior: nude youth with a fillet and a mantle in his outspread arms. Exterior: lower part of two draped facing figures on each side, palmettes and scrolls. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #158 (76.828) Kylix Fragment Probably Faliscan Attributed to the Sokra...

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According to the MFA file card: probably deaccessioned from a public collection in Chiusi in 1875 and purchased by John James Dixwell; gift of John James Dixwell to MFA, 1876; accessioned by MFA, September 23, 1992

Credit Line

Gift of John James Dixwell

Italic, Latin, Faliscan, Classical Period, 375–350 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 158.


3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

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The Ancient World