Red Figure Kylix, Cup


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Red Figure Kylix, Cup   (1922.01.0038)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Drinking Vessels
Artist/Maker Splanchnopt Painter
Geographic Location
Period/Date Classical Period, 470 BCE
Culture Greek, Attic
Location On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 29.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 21.6 cm
Dimension 3 (Height) 8.6 cm
Weight 470 g
Measuring Remarks D1 includes handles. D2 is the body diameter without handles.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Firing, Painting, Glazing
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2.75/) -ns Brownish Orange ( 2.5 YR 5/8) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

ATTIC RED-FIGURE CUP (TYPE B) Continuous curve body, foot with narrow base fillet. A border of maeander with cross-squares surrounds the scene of the interior. Exterior fully glazed except for interiors of handles and edge of foot. On underside of foot, one glazed band near edge. Subject I, Youth reclines to right against a striped pillow on a couch with his head turned back and his lower body covered with a himation. He gestures with his left hand. Beside him stands a youth who wears a himation. Relief contour throughout. Dilute glaze for hanging fold of spread below couch. From Chianciano. Attributed to the Splanchnopt Painter of the Pethesilea Workshop by D. von Bothmer. About 470 B. C. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 27, 1-2.

Description N/A

Beazley, Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, 1963. Pp. 891/899. Beazley, Paralipomena. Additions to Attic Black-figure Vase-painters and to Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, 1971. Pp. 429, 516. Burn and Glynn, Beazley Addenda, Additional References to ABV, ARV, and Paralipomena, 1982. P.148. Harvard 2266 (Beazley, Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, 1963. p.893, no. 31; Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Fogg Museum [USA 8] p.33, pl. 15:I a).


Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 22, Plate 27, 1-2.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication University of Marburg Archaeological Seminar Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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