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Drinking cup (kylix) with Eros riding a horse

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Heavy shape, off-set lip. Designs in interior only: on lip, ivy wreath; in center, within border of meanders and checkered squares. Eros riding a horse to right.


By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: The following objects [MFA 03.805-03.833, 03.836-03.837, 03.906] were found in one cemetery in Campania.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 400 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 174.


Height x diameter: 9.4 x 21 cm (3 11/16 x 8 1/4 in.) Other (Width with handles): 29 cm (11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World