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Kylix

Object Number:
MS3499
Current Location:
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Maker:
Nikosthenes Painter
Date Made:
c. 550 BC
Early Date:
-575
Late Date:
-525
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Figure
Iconography:
Warrior
Inscription
Description:
Restored from any fragments. One handle, part of other, some of central area and minor sections restored in plaster. Interior, in tondo, a warrior with helmet, shield and pendent drapery runs to left, looking back. Exterior, battle scenes on both sides. A, left to right, large male, semi-recumbent, attacked from right by nude soldier; 2nd nude soldier attacks a falling warrior at right. B, left to right, a warrior with shield w. boar foreparts pursues a 2nd at left; a right a figure wearing a leopard skin and a pointed cap with lappets attacks a semi-recumbent male at right. Beazley calls it "Wider Circle of the Nikosthenes Painter." In Beazley Addenda 2, p. 177, no. 19, it says this cup is "from Cerveteri not Vulci" but that information actually belongs to the next entry on p. 177, a cup in Boston (08.30a).
Height:
9.5cm
Outside Diamater:
26cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 434
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[Book] Burn, Lucilla. 1982. Beazley Addenda; Additional references to ABV, ARV and Paralipomena.
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[Book] Ridgway, Brunilde S. & Pinney, Gloria F. 1979. Aspects of Ancient Greece: an exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum with the cooperation of Gloria Ferrari Pinney and Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway ... Allentown Art Museum, September 16 through December 30, 1979. 1-295. : Page/Fig./Plate: 70-71
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[Article] Boardman, John. 1979. "The Athenian Pottery Trade: The Classical Period". Expedition. 21 (4): 33-39.
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[Book] Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters.
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[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1942. Attic Red-figure Vase-Painters.
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[Catalogue] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 93, No. 99
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[Article] Bates, William N. 1907. "Five Red-figured Cylices". : Page/Fig./Plate: 133-139; pls. 33-4
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[Book] 20. 131.
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