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Terracotta kylix (drinking cup)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
mid-6th century B.C.
Culture:
East Greek
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm); diameter 6 7/16 in. (16.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1373
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The shape is derived from Attic Little Master cups, specifically lip cups.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1730, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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