Terracotta stemless kylix (drinking cup)
Attributed to the Painter of New York 69.232
ca. 410–380 B.C.
Greek, South Italian, Lucanian
width 11 1/8in. (28.2cm)
Gift of Paul E. Manheim, 1969
Interior, satyr leaning on a pillar
Exterior, obverse, woman holding a wreath; reverse, nude youth by a pillar
This cup was painted by a follower of the Amykos Painter and may represent the minor mode of the Creusa Painter, one of the leaders of the second generation of Lucanian artists. The pillars, nude youth, and wreath suggest an athletic context. The satyr appears relaxed but commanding.
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