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Drinking cup (kylix) with Eros and boy

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Fragmentary wine cup (kylix) interior scene of winged Eros raping a boy wearing a cloak and holding a lyre in his left hand. Plain exterior. Palmettes in the field. Greek Inscription in field XAIPESTRATOS KALOS


By 1912: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: From Cerveteri.); gift of E. P. Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Early Classical Period, about 490–480 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


Length: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World