Greek Ceramic Kylix & Kantharos Cups Photos

  • Kylix (pl. kylikes) are stemmed wine cups with two horizontal handles & a stemmed foot.
  • Kantharos (pl. kantharoi) are larger versions of Kylix cups with two large vertical handles & a stemmed foot. Kantharos may have a sculpted face or other element beyond the painted design.
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    Greek terracotta Kantharos wine cup with face design from Eastern Greece at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek terracotta Kantharos depicting satyr head from Miletus at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Front side of Attic terracotta Kantharos drinking cup with image of Herakles from Greece at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Back side of Attic terracotta Kantharos drinking cup with image of African man from Greece at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.
    Greek terracotta Kantharos wine cup with face design (c540-530 BCE) from Eastern Greece at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek terracotta Kantharos (vase for drinking wine) (c540 BCE) depicting satyr head from Miletus at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Front side of Attic terracotta Kantharos drinking cup with image of Herakles (c470 BCE) from Greece at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Back side of Attic terracotta Kantharos drinking cup with image of African man (c470 BCE) from Greece at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.
    Greek terracotta black figure Kylix from Athens at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Greek terracotta black-figure wine cup with Athena & Herakles Fighting Giants from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Outside of Greek terracotta black-figure drinking cup with Dionysus showing warriors at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek terracotta black-figure drinking cup from Italy at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
    Greek terracotta black figure Kylix (wine cup) (530-520 BCE) from Athens at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Greek terracotta black-figure wine cup (kylix) with Athena & Herakles Fighting Giants (c540-530 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Outside of Greek terracotta black-figure drinking cup with Dionysus showing warriors (c540-530 BCE) at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek terracotta black-figure drinking cup (c525-20 BCE) from Italy at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
    Greek terracotta red-figure drinking cup with Apollo & three footed stand of Delphi by Phintias at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Etruscan terracotta black-figure knob handled cup with Dionysus & satyrs from Vulci in at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek terracotta black-figure drinking cup with Dionysus on a Boat surrounded by Porpoises at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Euboean terracotta black-figure lekanis with image of octopus from Greece at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.
    Greek terracotta red-figure drinking cup with Apollo & three footed stand of Delphi (c520 BCE) by Phintias at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Etruscan terracotta black-figure knob handled cup with Dionysus & satyrs (c550 BCE) from Vulci in at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek terracotta black-figure drinking cup with Dionysus on a Boat surrounded by Porpoises (c540-530 BCE) at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Euboean terracotta black-figure lekanis (shallow dish) with image of octopus (530-520 BCE) from Greece at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.
    Attic terracotta black-figure band cup with image of Achilles & Memnon attrib. Antimenes Painter from Greece at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Greek terracotta black-figure wine cup with Eagle Battling Snake from Lakonia at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup with man dragging sacrificial goat with purple ribbons from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek black-figure earthenware cup at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.
    Attic terracotta black-figure band cup with image of Achilles & Memnon (c530 BCE) attrib. Antimenes Painter from Greece at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Greek terracotta black-figure wine cup (kylix) with Eagle Battling Snake (c530 BCE) from Lakonia at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup with man dragging sacrificial goat with purple ribbons (c510-500 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek black-figure earthenware cup (c500-480 BCE) at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.
    Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup with Satyr & Nymph from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Attic terracotta red-figure cup with image of winged messenger Iris attrib. Eucharides Painter from Greece at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Greek terracotta white-background drinking cup with Maenad & leopard & snake coiled in hair by Brygos-painter at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup with Achilles from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
    Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup (kylix) with Satyr & Nymph (c500-490 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Attic terracotta red-figure cup with image of winged messenger Iris (c490-480 BCE) attrib. Eucharides Painter from Greece at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Greek terracotta white-background drinking cup with Maenad & leopard & snake coiled in hair (c490-480 BCE) by Brygos-painter at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup with Achilles (c490 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
    Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup with crouching Satyr from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup with boy holding lyre from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red figure Kylix from Vulci, Italy shows Achilles binding Patroclus at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.Greek terracotta red figure Kylix from Vulci, Italy shows Cult of Dionysus at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.
    Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup (kylix) with crouching Satyr (c480 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup (kylix) with boy holding lyre (c480 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red figure Kylix (wine cup) (c500 BCE) from Vulci, Italy shows Achilles binding Patroclus at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.Greek terracotta red figure Kylix (wine cup) (c480 BCE) from Vulci, Italy shows Cult of Dionysus at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.
    Greek terracotta red figure Kylix from Athens at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Grecian terracotta red-figure Kylix at Blanton Museum of Art. Austin, TX.Ceramic drinking cup with bull's head from Larnaca, Cyprus at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.
    Greek terracotta red figure Kylix (wine cup) (c470 BCE) from Athens at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Grecian terracotta red-figure Kylix (c430 BCE) at Blanton Museum of Art. Austin, TX.Ceramic drinking cup (Kantharos) with bull's head (c1000 BCE) from Larnaca, Cyprus at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.

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