Fragment of Chian (East Greek) chalice with part of a lotus-and-bud chain - ROM2018_16846_33

ROM2018_16846_33

Fragment of Chian (East Greek) chalice with part of a lotus-and-bud chain

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted
Geography: Made on Chios, Greece; excavated at Naukratis, Egypt
Date: about 625-600 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Dimensions:
5 cm
Object number: 910X234.8
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionFragment of 'Chian chalice' (cup) decorated on the outside with part of a lotus-and-bud chain typical of Wild Goat Style. On the inside are bands of black, red and white paint. This particular style of white-ground chalice made in Chios was produced to be a votive offering to the gods.
Collection:
Greek World
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