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Drinking cup (kylix) with youth playing a double flute

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A youth in a himation, to right, leaning on a stick and playing the double flute.

Provenance

By 1910: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 490–480 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 024.

Dimensions

Length: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

10.202

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels