Pottery: red-figured chous.
Boy dancing with outstretched arms, left leg extended to front, towards a trefoil jug resting on ground on right. On left, half visible, an altar with an Ionic capital.
Graceful style. Eye in profile. Above and below, a strip of egg pattern; on each side, a thin red line, the whole forming a panel.
- Made in: Attica
- Excavated/Findspot: Athens
- Height: 12.05 centimetres
26 July 2000
Reason for treatment
Clean dust from surface (brick dust).
Small amount of brick dust. Stable.
The surface was cleaned using a museum vacuum followed by a Dust Bunny (magnetic wiping fabric), and a sable brush.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: email@example.com
Object reference number: GAA7955
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.