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Drinking cup (kylix) with satyr fluting a column

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Interior: A fantasy workshop: a balding satyr sits on a small bench. A wineskin hangs on wall behind him, hinting at the satyr's boozy nature. He is using a sharp, pick-like tool to flute a column. His easy technique would surely be ineffiecient in an actual building situation, but fits in well...

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By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr. (said to be from Cerveteri); gift to MFA in Memory of Arthur Fairbanks, June 6, 1962

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Arthur Fairbanks

Greek, Early Classical Period, about 475 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


Height: 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.); diameter: 24 cm (9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World