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Fragment of a terracotta kylix: eye-cup (drinking cup)

Attributed to the Hischylos Painter
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 520 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 5/8 x 2 1/8in. (9.2 x 5.4cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.139.81
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Boxer

The original decoration would have shown the boxer between a pair of eyes.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1946. Attic Red-Figured Vases: A Survey. p. 50, fig. 42, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 76, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1958[1946]. Attic Red-Figured Vases: A Survey, Revised Edition, 2nd edn. p. 50, fig. 42, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 162, no. 1, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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