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Kylix (Greece)

This is a Kylix. It is dated 600–550 BC and we acquired it in 1915. Its medium is terra-cotta. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Charles W. Gould. It is credited Gift of Charles W. Gould.

  • Kantharos (Italy)
  • glossy black and dark gray biscuit control-fired earthenware.
  • Gift of Ruth Vollmer.
  • 1971-48-13

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 10 x 27 x 20 cm (3 15/16 x 10 5/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Kylix (Greece); terra-cotta; H x W x D: 10 x 27 x 20 cm (3 15/16 x 10 5/8 x 7 7/8 in.); Gift of Charles W. Gould; 1915-11-26

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