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Terracotta kylix (drinking cup)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
late 7th–6th century B.C.
Culture:
East Greek
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm); diameter 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1374
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Kylix of reddish clay with black bands.
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.1089, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1732, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 43, 189, pl. 29i, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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