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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Pottery: fragment of Attic red-figure cup. Exterior: right leg of naked (?) figure to the right; trace of handle root above, to the left of the leg.
    Relief line contour throughout; dilute glaze for minor interior markings.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 490BC
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 7.1 centimetres (max.)
  • Curator's comments

    Removed from BM Cat Vases E63. Cannot belong to E63, as Beazley saw.
    Probably from an athlete rather than a komast, since there is no trace of drapery. If it were from an athletic scene, one might compare the Copenhagen cup (ARV 467,131).

  • Bibliography

    • CVA British Museum 9 33 bibliographic details
    • ARV 468,140 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Single fragment.

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number


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