Terracotta stemless kylix (drinking cup)

Terracotta; black-glaze | 7.3 x 19.7cm | Late 4th–3rd century B.C.

Unknown Artist

Silver cups with medallions in low relief on the interior were favored luxury items in antiquity. Terracotta versions such as these suggest their appearance. One tondo shows the Eleusinian god Triptolemos in his snake-drawn chariot. The other cup fea...
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