Drinking Vessel card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Drinking Vessel

1981.1112.6

Currently not on display

Information

Boeotian kylix (drinking cup) with a long foot and a round disc base, a thin wide body and angular handles, one at each side of the shoulderl, below the rim. The body is decorated in bands of shiny black slip at the base of the body, a thin red orange one followed by a black one, The band all around the centre of the exterior body, in between the handles is in orange red slips and has decoration in brown of small palmettes in between ivy leaves with a chain design at their base. The interior of the kylix is in shiny black slip, a round clay colour centre with a concentric and dot in brown in the middle. Part of the disc base is missing