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Drinking cup (kylix) fragment

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Two joined fragments that make up one handle from a large lip-cup. One-half of one handle. Although it came with fragments 2007.438.1-6, 7, and 8, it doesn't appear to belong with any of them.

Provenance

By date unknown in the 1930s: Martin Robertson Collection (according to his will: bought in Athens in the 30's).

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Martin Robertson

Greek, Archaic Period, about 550–525 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Width x length: 7 x 7.7 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.438.9-10

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels