- Museum number
Black pottery kylix.
Designs painted in red and white on black ground, with incised lines.
Interior, in a medallion with border of maeander and crosses: Pegasos springing up to left, painted white, with head-stall, bridle, and two collars from which hang bullae; below is a bearded head looking up to left, painted red.
Exterior, on either side: Two ephebi confronted, with fillets, wrapped in himatia; between them is another to left, with palm-branch in right hand and strigil in left.
- Production date
- 350BC (circa)
Diameter: 25.40 centimetres
Height: 12.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
The Sokra Group was founded at Civita Castellana by Athenian craftsmen.
CVA 7: Copied from an Attic kylix of about 420BC
Yalouris, Nikolas. 1987. Pegasos: Eim Mythos in der Kunst. Mainz am Rhein: Von Zabern, pg. 76-7.
Brink, Claudia and Hornbostel, Wilhelm (eds.), Pegasus und die Kunste. Munich: Deutscher Kunstverlag, pg. 133 (ill. colour plate 1).
- On display (G71/dc27)
- Exhibition history
2011 Jun-Oct Ulsan Museum, Ulsan, South Korea, 'Fantastic Creatures'.
2012 Jan-Apr, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 'Fantastic Creatures'
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number