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Schalen (Kylix).

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Schalen (Kylix).

Genick, A. (Artist)

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Pottery -- Greek

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1883
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON POTT-Gre
Shelf locator: PC-WON OX POTT-Gre
Pottery -- Greece
Pottery, Greek
Young men
Floral design -- Greece
Chariots -- Greece -- To 499
Warriors -- Greece -- To 499
Decoration and ornament -- Plant Forms -- Greece
Women -- Greece -- To 499
Content : 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.

Content : 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 women.

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Content: 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."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 33 x 53 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
UUID: 82be68b0-c5bf-012f-5167-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1883: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Schalen (Kylix)." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1883. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-644e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Schalen (Kylix)." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-644e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1883). Schalen (Kylix). Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-644e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schalen (Kylix).