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Lip cup: GR.45.1864

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Description

Lip cup, Little Master, Odysseus hiding under a ram

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 0.223 m
Height: 0.14 m
Width: 0.308 m

Relative size of this object

30.8 cm14 cm1 mm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Athens

Find spot

  • Vulci Etruria Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1864) by Leake, William Martin

Dating

Archaic
Production date: 540 BC/BCE

Materials used in production

Clay

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.45.1864
Primary reference Number: 65626
Oldmuseumnumber: G67
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 29 January 2018 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Lip cup" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/65626 Accessed: 2021-12-08 07:15:15

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