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Bowdoin 1913.14

FRAGMENT OF A RED-FIGURE KYLIX


Lent by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art; gift of E. P. Warren (1913.14)


Height: 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm.); Width: 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm.)


Girl playing flutes. Her shoulders and head are preserved as well as part of her hands. A fillet ties up her hair.

Red: the flutes and fillet.


Attributed to Oltos [Beazley] ca. 525 - 500 B. C.

Other fragments of this cup are in Florence, Heidelberg, Brunswick (Germany), and Baltimore (see Baltimore, Hopkins AIA B1). The joins were observed by Beazley, and the cup was restored in photographs (Beazley 1933a, pl. x, reproduced here). Our piece is from side B, flute girl between two men. On side A are satyrs and maenads, and inside is Pegasos.


Bibliography

Beazley 1933a, 7, pl. x, pl. 1, 21, and 23; ARV2, 59, no. 55; Herbert 1964, 60-61, no. 159.

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