Siana Cup ; Attributed to the C Painter; Attributed to the Taras Painter; ca. 57...
Siana CupAbout this object
Siana Cups are named after a site in Rhodes where a number of examples were found. The cup was a popular drinking vessel at symposia, and featured an extended lip to catch sediment from the wine while drinking.
This Siana cup features images with horses and riders, which may represent youths in a riding contest. This imagery is commonly associated with the interests of the symposia.
ca. 570-560 BCPeriod
The piece is named after the place is it made, the district of Siana in Rhodes.Medium and Materials
Ceramic; PotteryStyle and Iconography
AtticStyle and Iconography
Height 133mm; Diameter 267mmCollection
The James Logie Memorial Collection, University of Canterbury, New ZealandCredit Line
Donated by Marion K. Steven, 1957Object Type
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