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Drinking cup (kylix) with satyrs pursuing maenads

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Side A and B. Satyrs pursuing maenads: four figures on each side. Painted over.

Provenance

By 1889: with Pio Marinangeli, Rome (said to be from Cervetri); March 1889: purchased by R. Lanciani from Pio Marinangeli; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1889

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Archaic Period, 530–520 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 097, 6; 098, 1-2.

Dimensions

Height: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.); diameter: 14.1 cm (5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

89.268

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels