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Drinking cup (kylix) depicting two satyrs

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Interior black, red disk in center. Exterior A: Two reclining satyrs masturbating. B: Siren facing right. Her body is formed by a great eye. Wreath on hair. Dog defecating under each handle.


By 1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: bought in Italy 1899); gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Archaic Period, about 520 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 100, 5; 101.


Height: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.); diameter 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World