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Attic Black Figure Kyathos
ca. 520-510 BC
On loan, Philadelphia Museum of Art
A ladle for dispensing wine mixed with water from krater to drinking cup, the kyathos provided the vase painter with an appropriate surface for celebrating Dionysus, god of wine. (The eye, seen on the right, was a favorite decorative motif of the time.)
H. 15.3; L. 14.5; Dia. 11.2 cm. UM neg. S4-90898.

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