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Kylix with Head of an Amazon
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Kylix with Head of an Amazon


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Description This cup shows a variation of the motif of the female head: the woman is an Amazon and she wears a dotted Phrygian cap and a laurel wreath. The outside of the cup is decorated with figures of a naked youth and a seated woman, with palmettes in between.
Provenance Ariadne Galleries, Inc., New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Marilyn and Herbert Scher, Pikesville, MD, 1984, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2003, by gift.
Credit Gift of Marilyn and Herbert Scher, 2003

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Period
late 4th century BC (Hellenistic)
Medium
terracotta, wheel made; red figure
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.2767
Measurements
2 1/8 x 8 1/4 in. (5.4 x 21 cm) (h. x max. width)
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