Dec 2, 2020

Foot from Red-Figure Kylix (Drinking Cup)

Foot from Red-Figure Kylix (Drinking Cup)

c. 480 BC

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Ceramic

Diameter: 29.6 cm (11 5/8 in.)

Hinman B. Hurlbut Collection 1915.718.a

Location

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Originally from a different kylix, this foot was used in an ancient repair.

Description

Removed during an extensive conservation treatment in 1990, this foot was broken from a different kylix and used in an ancient repair. It likely once belonged to a differently proportioned cup than the one to which it was long attached, as seen by its thicker stem and smaller foot diameter.

See also
Collection: 
GR - Greek
Department: 
Greek and Roman Art
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic
Medium: 
Ceramic

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