Terracotta kylix (drinking cup)
- Attributed to the Painter of London E 100
- ca. 460 B.C.
- Greek, Attic
- Terracotta; red-figure
- H. 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm)
diameter 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase by subscription, 1896
- Accession Number:
Interior, woman with phiale (libation bowl) at altar
Exterior, women at home
The decoration shows scenes in the life of Athenian women. Libations were offered by both men and women. On the outside, women appear in their domestic quarters—with a casket, alabastron (perfume vase), and sandals hung on the wall, and with a male visitor.