Attic Black-Figure Band Cup: Lionesses and Goats
Attic Black-Figure Band Cup: Lionesses and Goats
Attic Black-Figure Band Cup: Lionesses and Goats
Attic Black-Figure Band Cup: Lionesses and Goats

Attic Black-Figure Band Cup: Lionesses and Goats


Currently on View in K312.c2
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During the archaic period of Greek art, “band cups” tested the ability of vase painters to compress the field of representation into a slender horizontal band devoid of setting. Lionesses and goats—predators and prey—are a common subject.

Greek Art

During the archaic period of Greek art, “band cups” tested the ability of vase painters to compress the field of representation into a slender horizontal band devoid of setting. Lionesses and goats—predators and prey—are a common subject.

Object Information

nationality
Greek
creation date
ca. 540-530 B.C.
materials
terra-cotta
dimensions
5-5/8 x 8-3/8 (diam.) in.
accession number
47.36
credit line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Lilly
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Ancient Art of the Mediterranean
colors

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