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An Attic (Greek) stemless cup

c.380 BC-c.360 BC

The area known as 'Attica' is the region of south-eastern Greece ruled by Athens in ancient times.

Black on red clay

Height: 4.5cm
Diameter (excluding handles): 15cm

Museum number: L7

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 511help-vermeule-catalogue-number

On display: Library-Dining Room
All spaces are in No. 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields unless identified as in No. 12, Soane's first house. For tours https://www.soane.org/your-visit

Curatorial note

Side A: Two youths in long drapery standing facing, pillar between.

Side B: The same.

Inside: Youth in a long himation standing right, right hand raised.

Compare with the examples cited previously: CVA, Vienna, Kunsthistoisches Museum, I, pl.34.

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