Attic Black-Figure Lip Cup

Unknownabout 540 B.C.

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

Interior: lion attacking a bull. Around the figural scene, alternating red and black tongue pattern. Exterior - single glaze line just below offset of lip.

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  • Title: Attic Black-Figure Lip Cup
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: about 540 B.C.
  • Location Created: Athens, Greece
  • Physical Dimensions: 15.5 x 30.1 x 21.1 cm (6 1/16 x 11 7/8 x 8 5/16 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Terracotta
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California
  • Object Type: Cup
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 86.AE.161
  • Display Location: Currently on view at: Getty Villa, Gallery 201C, Peristyle, Animals in Antiquity
  • Department: Antiquities
  • Culture: Greek (Attic)
  • Classification: Vessels


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