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Bowdoin 1913.21

FRAGMENT OF A KYLIX


Lent by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art; gift of E. P. Warren (1913.21)


Height: 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm.); Width: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm.)


This fragment from the inside of the kylix preserves the head and shoulders of a woman dressed in a chiton and with a sakkos covering her hair. To the left on a stick or staff (?) is a piece of drapery or, perhaps, a lyre bag. Beazley suggests that she is a cup bearer.


Attributed to the Brygos Painter [Beazley] ca. 480 - 475 B. C.

Also a late work (cf. Hartford 1963.40


Bibliography

ARV2, 378, no. 136; Herbert 1964, 62, no. 164.

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