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Low drinking cup (kylix)

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Clay pale buff, with occasional bits of white stone. Decoration in poor black glaze, occasionally burned red, and applied violet red and white. Interior: large bearded head to right in reserved center, remainder black with three concentric red lines; Exterior: bars on vertical edge, then a...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Greek, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 552.

Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.307

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels