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Photo taken on April  1, 2011


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Detail of a Terracotta Kylix: Komast Cup in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 2011

Detail of a Terracotta Kylix: Komast Cup in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 2011
Terracotta kylix: Komast cup (drinking cup)


Attributed to the manner of the KX Painter


Attributed to the Painter of New York 22.139.22


Period: Archaic

Date: ca. 580–570 B.C.

Culture: Greek, Attic

Medium: Terracotta; black-figure

Dimensions: H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm) diameter 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)

Classification: Vases

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1922

Accession Number: 22.139.22

Label: Obverse and reverse, komasts (revelers)

The black-figure technique was introduced into Athens from Corinth at the end of the seventh century B.C. During the early sixth century, Attic cup painters favored Corinthian motifs, like these dancing revelers. Indeed, the Komast cup is the earliest canonical type of Attic black-figure kylix.


Text from: www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/251200

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