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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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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


30.3 cm (11 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World