eye cups (kylikes)

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Scope note
Black-figure kylikes of type A, generally of the 6th century BCE, decorated on the outside with a pair of large eyes on each side, often with figures painted between the eyes and sometimes under the handles as well. On some rare eye cups, moldmade male genitals substitue for the wheelmade foot.
eye cups
Accepted term: 22-Jul-2024