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Drinking cup (kylix) depicting men and youths with gamecocks

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Side A: Youths with gamecocks, grouped in pairs with rabbits and hens on the ground below. Side B: The same. Black dots to suggest letters or trailing vines. Broken and mended, with restorations visible.


By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., January 9, 1963

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 530 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 099, 1-3.


Height: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.); diameter: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World