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Drinking cup (kylix) with ribbed sides

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Interior: A woman dismounting from a horse. Repaired with some restoration. To the right of her head the Greek inscription: "Sparta" (S[P]ARTA)

Inscription

Σ[Π]ΑΡΤΗ

Provenance

By 1900: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Tanagra); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 400 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 175.

Dimensions

Height: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.354

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels