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Schalen (Kylix).

Image ID: 1624715

Schalen (Kylix). (1883)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Schalen (Kylix).


: Genick, A. -- Artist

Published Date

: 1883

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 33 x 53 cm.


: In the battle scene shown on vessel "1.", warriors are fighting both on foot and from chariots drawn by teams of four horses. The soldiers wear crested helmets, breastplates and greaves (shin guards) as they fight with spears and shields. Note the unarmored and unarmed charioteer in his white tunic at center right. The lady on vessel "2." holds a "bandelette", a sort of ribbon-like belt or girdle often seen in Greek painted portrayals of ....
[See More...] Note 2.) Large illustration at center is labeled "1.". At left is vessel "2.", and a detail of the plant design motif used near its handles is shown above it. Vessel "3." is at right. A drawing of the pattern inside either "1." or "3." is shown between them. Note 3.) Printed below image: "Schalen [bowls] (kylix.) Museum Berlin." Written below image: "[1.] Black figured Attic cylix [sic], with scene of heroic combat. 2. Attic cylix, 5th century B.C. with girl and youths. 3. Attic cylix, 4th century B.C."

Original Source

: From Griechische Keramik. Ausgewählt und aufgenommen von A. Genick. Mit Beschreibung von Adolf Furtwängler. (Berlin Wasmuth 1883) Furtwängler, Adolf (1853-1907), Author.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Pottery -- Greek

Source Description

: 2 folders (37 pictures); 1 oversize folder (8 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1624715

Record ID

: 1763284

Digital Item Published

: 8-26-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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