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Lip cup: GR.46.1864

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Lip cup, Little Master, I, rider and hare, A, cattle, inscription, B, bull and panthers, inscription

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 0.075 m
Diameter: 0.142 m
Height: 0.101 m
Width: 0.198 m

Relative size of this object

19.8 cm10.1 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


-560 - 551 -550

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.46.1864
Primary reference Number: 65627
Oldmuseumnumber: G68
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 April 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Lip cup" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-12-08 05:43:18

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