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Black-Figure Band Cup: Stags and Panthers

c. 540 BCE
Diameter: 20.3 cm (8 in.); Overall: 13.7 x 26.5 cm (5 3/8 x 10 7/16 in.); Diameter of foot: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)
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Location: 102B Greek

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Band cups feature figural decoration only within a reserved band aligned with the handles.

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The two sides of this drinking cup are nearly identical, each with a reserved band holding a grazing stag between two panthers. A single palmette appears on either side of each handle, while a reserved circle inside the bowl holds a dot within concentric circles.
Black-Figure Band Cup: Stags and Panthers

Black-Figure Band Cup: Stags and Panthers

c. 540 BCE

Greece

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