Pottery: fragment of Attic red-figure cup. Exterior: bearded head of a draped man wearing a red wreath and probably a himation. Head close up on rim.
Relief line contour throughout (except dotted hair contour); thin reserved line inside lip, thicker one outside.
- Made in: Attica
- Found/Acquired: Orvieto
- (Europe,Italy,Umbria,Terni (province),Orvieto)
- Length: 3.7 centimetres (at rim)
Removed from BM Cat Vases E63. Style, height of figure and interior wheel marks suggest that this fragment does not belong to Vase E63.
Perhaps from a komos or courting scene. Painted by Makron, an early mature work.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA84548
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