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Lip cup (kylix)

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Side A: profile of female head to left, wearing earring, necklace, hair bound in a queue and fillet. Details of latter incised and added purple. In handle zone, single palmettes either side of the handles, and inscription: "Hail and drink" (xaire kai piei) Side B: same, but wearing...

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Inscription

"Stroibos is Handsome" (Stroibos kalos) "Hail and drink" (xaire kai piei). SΤΡΟΙΒΟSΚΑLΟS ΧΑΙΡΕΚΑΙΠΙΕΙ

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., October 11, 1966

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 535–525 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 090, 3-4; 091, 4.

Dimensions

Height: 15.4 cm (6 1/16 in.); diameter: 22.8 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

66.816

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels