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Eye cup: GR.39.1864

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Maker(s)

Painter of Cambridge 61

Description

Eye-cup, (A) maenad, Dionysos, (I) gorgoneion

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 0.06 m
Diameter: 0.223 m
Height: 0.1 m
Width: 0.288 m

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Athens

Find spot

  • Vulci Etruria Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1864) by Leake, William Martin

Dating

Archaic
-530 BCE - -520 BCE

Note

Black-figured

Materials used in production

Clay

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.39.1864
Primary reference Number: 65620
Oldmuseumnumber: G61
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 October 2017 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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