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Drinking cup (kylix) fragment

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Fragmentary kylix in seven pieces. Bearded man wearing cloak and wreath conversing with youth (right shoulder and part of nose, chin). Inscribed: "Let me!" (Man); "Won't you stop" (Boy) (Add Greek) Exterior: feet of revellers

Inscription

Inscribed: "Let me!" (Man); "Won't you stop" (boy)

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9, 1965

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 490–480 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Width x length: 6 x 12 cm (2 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.873

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels