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Drinking cup (kylix)

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The tondo bears an impression of a late 5th-century BC Syracusan decadrachm engraved by Euainetos depicting the head of Arethusa surrounded by dolphins. Ten palmettes ring the impression. The irregular outline of the coin depiction reflects the fact that the mold was made directly from the...

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1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome 1899.); December 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, South Italian, Campanian, Late Classical or Hellenistic Period, late 4th–3rd century B.C.


0.048 H. 0.115 D.

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Glaze


The Ancient World