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Terracotta kylix: lip-cup (drinking cup)

Attributed to the Centaur Painter
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 550–525 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
Other (width w/ handles): 3 3/4 × 7 5/8 in. (9.5 × 19.4 cm) Diameter: 5 3/8 × 2 3/8 in. (13.7 × 6 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1371
Not on view
Obverse, hunter pursuing doe, on reverse
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1735, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Maffre, Jean-Jacques. 1971. "Vases grecs dans la collection Zénon Piéridès à Larnaca (Chypre)." Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique, Vol. 95: pp. 643, n. 55, 645, n. 60.

Beazley, John D. 1978[1956]. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters. p. 189, no. 2, New York: Hacker Art Books.

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