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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.

Provenance

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.

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

69.1052

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels