Kylix, Cup, Black-Glaze


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Artifact Identification Kylix, Cup, Black-Glaze   (1925.03.0004)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Drinking Vessels
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Classical Period, 500–475 BCE
Culture Greek, Attic
Location On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 26.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 19.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Height) 8.2 cm
Weight 401 g
Measuring Remarks D1 includes the handles. D2 is the rim diameter. The foot diameter is 7.9 cm.
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 BLACK-FIGURE CUP (SUB A) Shape and Ornament: Continuous curved body, round handles set diagonally, disk foot. A wide glazed band below the main scene. Edge and underside of foot reserved. Subject I, a cloaked satyr facing left and holding a wreath(?) in his right hand, inside a wide glazed band. A–B, Two warriors standing to left alternating with two warriors each leading a horse to right. All wear low -crested Corinthian helmets and bear round shields and spears. Vine with grapes in the background. Dolphin under each handle. Leafless Group. First quarter of fifth century B. C. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 16, 1-5.

Description N/A

Villa Giulia 1448, by the Caylus Painter (Beazley, Attic Black-figure Vase-painters, 1956. P. 639, no. 937; Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Villa Giulia 3 [Italia 3], p. 22, pl. 42:1-2, 4)


Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 15, Plate 16, 1-5.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Classical Museum Purchase
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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