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Terracotta kylix: lip-cup (drinking cup)

Attributed to the Tleson Painter
Signed by Tleson as potter
Period:
Archaic
Date:
3rd quarter of the 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
height as restored: 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm) Other: 8 15/16 in. (22.7 cm) Other (width with handles): 11 13/16in. (30cm) Diam. of foot: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.122.30
Not on view
Obverse, rooster
Reverse, grazing deer
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1938. "A Cup by Tleson." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 33(3): pp. 52-4, figs. 1-2.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 60, 201, pl. 41c, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1978[1956]. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters. p. 179, no. 23, New York: Hacker Art Books.

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