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Terracotta Kylix - Eye Cup (drinking Cup)

Ancient Greek Pottery

Terracotta Kylix - Eye Cup (drinking Cup)

Ancient Greek Pottery
  • Date: c.530 BC
  • Style: Archaic
  • Series: Red-figure
  • Theme: Kylix
  • Genre: mythological painting
  • Media: terracotta
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Interior, gorgoneion (Gorgon's face). Exterior, obverse, between eyes, Dionysos, the god of wine, with satyrs and maenads; reverse, between eyes, chariot

Nikosthenes was the leading ceramic entrepreneur in Athens from about 530 B.C. to the end of the sixth century. Because he signed his name often, we know that he had a large shop and exported actively. Many of the largest preserved Attic vases were made for the Etruscan market.

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