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Pottery: black-figure kylix. Outline of hair incised throughout exterior scenes; brown inner markings throughout; and for outline of nostril and lips in interior. On each side of each handle a large palmette.
Interior: Within thin red circle, youth to right lifting with both hands a diota (two-handled transport amphora); wears chlamys over shoulders and wreath; slight marking of whiskers. In field, imitation inscriptions. Around this scene, near the lip, is a red band, with a black-figure frieze of four galleys sailing to left on waves (white sails, purple gunwale, oars incised, steersman). In front of one of the ships, three dolphins, in front of the others, two, plunging vertically to left.
Exterior: (a) Youth (chlamys round neck, right hand raised) approaching from right a diota which stands upright. On left a youth (himation over left shoulder) leaning back and looking into trefoil oinochoe in his right hand. In the field, imitation inscriptions. (b) In centre, diota as in (a). On left a youth (himation over left shoulder) dancing; on right a nude youth advances holding up keras. In the field imitation inscriptions.
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Diameter: 15.24 centimetres
Height: 12.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- BM Cat. Vases
Cf. Β679, a black-figure kylix with similar band of ships.
- On display (G69/dc25)
- Exhibition history
2006 8 Jun-4 Sep, Los Angeles, The Getty Villa, The Colors of Clay
- Shattered, but nothing missing.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
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