Attic black-figure cup with frieze of cocks and sirens - ROM2018_16778_8

ROM2018_16778_8

Attic black-figure cup with frieze of cocks and sirens

Maker: Attributed to Hermogenes as potter
Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised detail
Geography: Made in Athens, Greece; perhaps found near Orvieto, Etruria, Italy
Date: about 550-530 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Dimensions:
12 x 20.3 cm
Object number: 919.5.179
Credit Line: Sigmund Samuel Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThe decoration on this cup (band-skyphos) is all represented in a narrow band. In the freize are cocks and sirens and small palmettes. On the inner face of the foot is a graffito trademark. This vase is attributed to Hermogenes as potter by Beazley.
Collection:
Greek World
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