- Museum number
Body sherd (mended from two fragments with 1914,0317.6) of Attic black-figured pottery band-cup; interior: reserved band at top of rim, glazed black below; exterior: lip black; in handle zone black-figure decoration consisting probably of the return of Hephaistos (ear, mane, part of body and rump of donkey to left, ridden by youth in cloak; added red on donkey's ear, rump and genitals; red on youth's hair or cap, red cloak except for band at neck and bottom); to right, satyr with frontal face assaulting donkey from behind (with red spots on satyr's back); further red traces to right; painted nonsense inscription.
- Production date
- 560BC-540BC (circa)
Height: 3.40 centimetres (this sherd)
Thickness: 0.30 centimetres (about)
Width: 3.20 centimetres (this sherd)
- Curator's comments
- The sherd joins British Museum 1914,0317.6.
The museum register notes that 1965,0930.768 possibly comes from either Tell Dafana or Naukratis, but states that 1914,0317.6 comes from Naukratis.
According to Beazley, the scene depicts the return of Hephaistos.
- Not on display
- Acquisition notes
- Previously unregistered.
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Joined objects
Joined Object Group: G16324 (2 objects)