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Fragment of band cup (kylix)

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Early form, decorated with red stripes, glossy black slip; probably influenced by the design of Athenian band cups. In two pieces with one handle; large portion of body gone. List 10.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); pithos No. 2. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek, Archaic Period, about 575–550 B.C.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

6.6 x 10.4 cm (2 5/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.86

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels