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Terracotta kylix: lip-cup (drinking cup)

Signed by Tleson as potter
Attributed to the Tleson Painter
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 540 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
5 7/8 × 11 1/2 in. (14.9 × 29.2 cm) Other: 8 9/16in. (21.7cm) Other (width with handles): 11 3/8in. (28.9cm) Diam. of foot: 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, Christos G. Bastis Gift, 1955
Accession Number:
55.11.13
Not on view
Interior, Pegasos, the mythological winged horse
Exterior, obverse and reverse, Tleson, son of Nearchos, made [me]
Signature: Signed by Tleson as potter

Inscription: Exterior, obverse and reverse, "Tleson, son of Nearchos, made [me]"
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1962. "Five Attic Black-figured Lip-cups." American Journal of Archaeology, 66: p. 257, figs. 5–6, pl. 66.

Beazley, John D. 1971. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and to Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters [2nd edition]. p. 74, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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