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Drinking cup (kylix) with a satyr and a maenad

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Lip cup. Tondo: satyr and maenad dancing. Border of enclosed tongues. Exterior: plain. Broken and mended.


By 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr. (said to be from Etruria); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 23, 1969

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 545–540 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 090, 1-2.


Height: 14.3 cm (5 5/8 in.); diameter: 22.7 cm (8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World