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Fragment of drinking cup (kylix) with man decorating a kylix

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Cup fragment, interior: A young man is seated on a stool, decorating a kylix. Holds a vial, probably a container for glaze, in left hand. An oil flask and a strigil hang on the wall in the background. A walking stick leans behind him.


By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, about 480 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 146.


Width (max.): 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure technique


The Ancient World