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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Interior: Running windgod (Boreas), bearded, wearing knee-length tunic, with wings on shoulders and ankles; rosette in ring (probably filling ornament) below, all in reserved tondo. Exterior: various fillets, dentils, tongues, and pomegranates, etc.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 570 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Sparta, Laconia, Greece

Dimensions

11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

64.1459

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels