From: Italy | Etruria | Orvieto

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS2497
Current Location On Loan
Culture Attic | Ancient Greek
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Orvieto
Manufacture Location Attica
Date Made ca. 550-500 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Black Figure
Iconography Eye | Sphinx | Man | Youth | Oedipus

Cup of type A. Interior: a reserved circle (ca. 0.06 m diameter) with a black dotted circle. Reserved: resting surface and side of foot. Added red on fillet where stem joins body. A: between eyes, a seated sphinx to right (with head turned back left) and a naked youth to right (with head turned back left). B: between eyes, a man to right and a youth to left, both gesturing. Palmette under each handle. Nearly complete, mended from many pieces.

Height 9 cm
Outside Diameter 20.8 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number 959 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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