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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

Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13.94

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels