Handle from Red-Figure Kylix (Drinking Cup)

Handle 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.b

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Originally from a different kylix, this handle tip was used in a modern repair.

Description

Although very similar to the ancient handle tip that it was used to replace, the drill holes in this fragment suggest that it was attached in modern times (before 1915). It was removed during an extensive conservation treatment in 1990.

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

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