- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
- Eye Cup: Athena
- Work Type
- c. 530 BCE
- Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Vulci (Etruria)
- Archaic period
Level 3, Room 3400, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Art, Ancient Greece in Black and Orange
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- Physical Descriptions
- H. 11.7 x Diam. 21.5 cm (4 5/8 x 8 7/16 in.)
- Fallani Collection. David M. Robinson, Baltimore, MD, (by 1954-1958), bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1960.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of David M. Robinson
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- Asian and Mediterranean Art
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- Exterior: Quadripartite with two eye-areas and two handle-areas. In between each set of large eyes is a striding helmeted Athena and under each handle is an inverted lotus pattern; Interior: reserved red circle with two black circles, and dot.
The form has been described as Type A. Mended, rim cracked.
- Publication History
David Moore Robinson, "Unpublished Greek Vases in the Robinson Collection", American Journal of Archaeology (Jan., 1956), vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 1-25
- Exhibition History
The David Moore Robinson Bequest of Classical Art and Antiquities: A Special Exhibition, Fogg Art Museum, 05/01/1961 - 09/20/1961
32Q: 3400 Greek, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/01/2014
- Subjects and Contexts
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