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Terracotta kylix (drinking cup) with flower

Period:
Late Helladic IIIB1
Date:
ca. 1300–1225 B.C.
Culture:
Mycenaean
Medium:
Terracotta; Fine painted ware
Dimensions:
H. 7 3/4 in. (19.6 cm.) Diameter 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of the Greek Government, 1927
Accession Number:
27.120.8
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Stemmed cup decorated with stylized flower.
From Zygouries near Corinth

Blegen, Carl W. 1928. Zygouries: A Prehistoric Settlement in the Valley of Cleonae. p. 147, pl. 18, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 345, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Furumark, Arne. 1941. The Mycenaean Pottery: Analysis and Classification. pp. 291 n. 52, 296, 629, fig. 44, Type 258, no. 7, Stockholm: V. Pettersons bokindustriaktiebolsg.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 13-14 n. 16, 163, pl. 3b, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1978. Antichnoe iskusstvo iz muzeia Metropoliten, Soedinennye Shtaty Ameriki: Katalog vystavki. no. 10, Moscow: Sovetskii Khudozhnik.

Clairmont, Christoph W. 1993. Classical Attic Tombstones, Vol. 3. p. 14, n 16, fig. b, pl. 3, fig b, Kilchberg: Akanthus.

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