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Handle of drinking cup (kylix)

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Fragment of handle. Discolored by fire. Inscribed in Greek: "Brygos made it" (BRYGOS EPOIESEN).

Inscription

ΒRΥΓΟS:ΕΠΟΙΕSΕΝ

Signed

"Brygos made it" (BRYGOS:EPOIESEN)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (said to have been found at the Acropolis in Athens); 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174) add van Branteghem sale ref.

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

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

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 025.

Dimensions

Height: 7.51 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.57

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels