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Drinking cup (kylix) with Nereus and Nereids

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Nereus and Nereids. Style of Douris. (a) Beard of Nereus and left hand. Upper part of Nereid. (b) Part of seated figure, holding dolphin. (c) Part of drapery and extended left hand of a Nereid.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 2006

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

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

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 137.

Dimensions

Width x length: 4.5 x 12.2 cm (1 3/4 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.856a-c

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels