Fragment of a terracotta kylix: lip-cup (drinking cup)
- Attributed to Sakonides
- 3rd quarter of 6th century B.C.
- Greek, Attic
- Terracotta; black-figure
- H. 2 in. (5.1 cm)
length 3 9/16 in. (9 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Alastair Bradley Martin, 1951
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On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Exterior, bust of a woman
Inscribed "Hail and drink this"
The rendering of the woman's face and neck in glaze outline anticipates the red-figure technique, introduced about 530 B.C.