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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
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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.

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