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Athenian red figure cup supported by an African

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Cup supported by an African. Two men and three women, all draped in various postures. The center of the composition lost. The support of the cup an African with brown hair, dragging along a white crane. [Label text]: The cup of this drinking horn is supported by a modeled depiction of an African...

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Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in London. From an old collection.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical Period, about 440 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

30.3 cm (11 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.799

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels