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Silver kylix (drinking cup)

Period:
Late Classical or Hellenistic
Date:
late 4th–mid 3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 11/16 x 7 1/8 in. (9.4 x 18.1 cm) diameter 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.154
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
Inscribed on underside of bowl, within foot; re-curved loop handles.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 101A, p. 13, New York: Walter Cummings Baker.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1961. Ancient Art from New York Private Collections: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, December, 17, 1959-February 28, 1960. no. 270, p. 69, pl. 100, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Oliver, Andrew Jr. and Kurt Luckner. 1977. Silver for the Gods: 800 Years of Greek and Roman Silver. no. 18, pp. 50-51, Toledo, Ohio: Jutta-Annette Page.

von Bothmer, Dietrich and Joan R. Mertens. 1982. The Search for Alexander: Supplement to the Catalogue. no. S43, p. 12, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1984. "A Greek and Roman Treasury." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 42(1): no. 83, pp. 10, 49.

Zimmermann-Elseify, Nina. 1998. Beziehungen zwischen Ton- und Metallgefässen spätklassischer und frühhellenistischer Zeit. p. 158, Rahden/Westfalen: M. Leidorf.

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