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Terracotta fragment of a kylix (drinking cup)

Interior, on the exergue, filleted, bearded warrior, wearing a chitoniskos and greaves, holding a round shield in his left hand, pouring a libation over an altar, from a phiale which he holds in his right hand; Obverse, lower drapery of a woman to right holding a mirror; in the field, an aryballos, and strigil; filleted youth to left wearing a himation, with his right arm extended, holding a knobby stick with his hand; in the field, a mirror; draped woman to left, wearing a chiton and himation; addorsed palmettes with tendrils; Reverse, lower drapery and feet of a woman to right, wearing a chiton and himation; lower drapery and feet of a woman to left wearing a chiton and himation

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470-460 B.C.
Terracotta; red-figure
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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