Siana Cup ; Attributed to the C Painter; Attributed to the Taras Painter; ca. 57...

Name/Title

Siana Cup

About 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.

Maker

Attributed to the Taras Painter

Maker Role

Artist

Maker

Attributed to the C Painter

Maker Role

Artist

Date Made

ca. 570-560 BC

Period

Archaic

Place Made

Greece

Place Notes

The piece is named after the place is it made, the district of Siana in Rhodes.

Medium and Materials

Ceramic; Pottery

Style and Iconography

Attic

Style and Iconography

Black-figure

Measurements

Height 133mm; Diameter 267mm

Collection

The James Logie Memorial Collection, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Credit Line

Donated by Marion K. Steven, 1957

Object Type

Drinking Vessels

Object number

39.57

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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