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Pottery: red-figured rhyton in the shape of a cow's head.
Design red on black ground, with accessories of white and yellow. Round the lip, wave-pattern; below the design, egg-moulding; on either side, palmettes. The cow's head is black, with white horns and eyes, the cornea yellow with a black ring round; ears, mouth, and nostrils red inside.
Eros kneeling to left, with hair in a bunch, open beaded cap, earrings, necklace, bracelets, strings of beads over right shoulder and round left thigh, anklet on left leg, and sandals; in right hand a cista with gabled lid and handle on the top, on which are painted three human figures (?) in white; in left hand a fan. In front of him, an ivy-leaf and taenia; behind, a white taenia and ivy-leaf.
- Production date
- 320BC-310BC (circa)
Height: 16.50 centimetres
Length: 21.59 centimetres
Weight: 459 grammes
Width: 13 centimetres
- On display (G73/dc50)
- Exhibition history
2018 May-Sep, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of History, An Age of Luxury
2019 Apr-Aug, Barcelona, CaixaForum, An Age of Luxury
2019-2020 Sep-Jan, Madrid, CaixaForum, An Age of Luxury
2020 Feb-May, Seville, CaixaForum, An Age of Luxury
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
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