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Terracotta fragments of a kylix: eye-cup (drinking cup)

Exterior, the rim fragment has part of an eyebrow and eye, with a black and white oculus; head, neck, and torso of a bearded satyr, looking up, with his arms around a draped maenad, whose right arm is wrapped around the satyr's neck, and rests below his right shoulder; above the satyr's head, a vine with a bunch of grapes; the smaller fragment has part of the outer black glazed edge of an eye and part of a vine with a bunch of grapes; part of the calf of a male?

Credit: Gift of Dietrich von Bothmer, Distinguished Research Curator, Greek and Roman Art, 2011 ...
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530-510 B.C.
Terracotta; black-figure
2011.604.3.2452a, b
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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