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Kylix (drinking cup): Woman Pouring a Libation at an Altar

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Greek (active ca. 475 -450 BCE)
Kylix (drinking cup): Woman Pouring a Libation at an Altar, 480-470 BCE
Vessel
Greek
,
5th century BCE
Classical period, Early
Creation Place: Athens (Attica)
Terracotta
with handles: 8.8 x 25.6 x 19 cm (3 7/16 x 10 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.)
Beazley Archive Database #209939
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of E. P. Warren, Esquire
, 1927.155
Department of Ancient and Byzantine Art & Numismatics
,
Provenance
Edward Perry Warren, Esq., London, (by 1927-1928), gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1927.
Bibliography
George M. A. Hanfmann, Greek Art and Life, An Exhibition Catalogue, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1950), no. 124.

[Reproduction Only], Persephone(Spring 2004), p. 6

Gunnel Ekroth, "Why (not) Paint an Altar? A Study of Where, When and Why Altars Appear on Attic Red-figure Vases", The world of Greek vases. Colloquium at the Danish Academy, Rome, 13-15 Jan 2005, ed. Vinnie Norskov, Edizioni Quasar (Rome, 2009), p. 96, fig. 5

Exhibition History
Greek Art and Life: From the Collections of the Fogg Art Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Private Lenders, Fogg Art Museum, 03/07/1950 - 04/15/1950
Fragments of Antiquity: Drawing Upon Greek Vases, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/15/1997 - 12/28/1997
HAA132e The Ideal of the Everyday in Greek Art (S427) Spring 2012, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2012 - 05/12/2012