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Bronze kylix (drinking cup)

Period:
Late Classical or Hellenistic
Date:
4th–3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); diameter 3 9/16 in. (9 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.88.68
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This elegant cup combines the deep bowl of a skyphos with the handles of kylix. The tensile quality of the bronze permits the graceful curve of the handles.
Reported to have been found with 21.88.69 at Corinth in 1888

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