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Campanian Kylix

NZD $750

SKU: GA Black kylix Category:

Description

Black Ware Kylix on a shallow foot
Campania, Greek South Italy,   3rd
Century B C.

Diam.   between handles: 23 cms

Condition:  Excellent, one handle reattached.

Kylixes were wine cups especially used at a
symposium – a drinking party.  They were also
used in the Greek game kottabos, a game played
by throwing wine lees at targets.