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Attic Black-Figure Band Cup: Lionesses and Goats

Unknownca. 540-530 B.C.

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Details

  • Title: Attic Black-Figure Band Cup: Lionesses and Goats
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: ca. 540-530 B.C.
  • Type: amphorae
  • Rights: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Lilly
  • External Link: http://www.imamuseum.org/mercury/load-artwork/31006
  • Medium: terracotta
  • wall label: During the archaic period of Greek art, _bandÿcups_ tested the ability of vase painters to compress the field of representation into a slender horizontal bandÿdevoid of setting.ÿ Lionesses and goats_predators and prey_are a common subject.
  • measurements: 5 5/8 x 8 3/8 (diam.) in.
  • culture: Greek

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