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Terracotta kylix (drinking cup)

Compared with a work near the Jena Painter
Late Classical
ca. 350 B.C.
Greek, Attic
Terracotta; red-figure
3 5/8in. (9.2cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
In the tondo, Eros driving three-horse chariot

The cup is noteworthy for its very fine potting with vertical ribbing on the exterior of the bowl.
Richter, Gisela M. A. and Marjorie J. Milne. 1935. Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases. p. 25, fig. 158, New York: Plantin Press.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 1516, middle, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1980. The Horses of San Marco: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 1-June 1, 1980, New York. no. 20, p. 5, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC). 1986. Vol. 3: Atherion-Eros. "Eros," p. 873, no. 242, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

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