Terracotta kylix (drinking cup), Terracotta, East Greek

Terracotta kylix (drinking cup)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
mid-6th century B.C.
Culture:
East Greek
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm); diameter 6 7/16 in. (16.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1373
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The shape is derived from Attic Little Master cups, specifically lip cups.
From Cyprus

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1885. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 1. pl. CXLVII.1090, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1730, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.