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Replica brass Vaphio cup with an angular handle bolted in place. Round cup with raised decoration depicting a prancing bull.


cup (food service); casting (reproduction)

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Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  cup (food service); casting (reproduction)
object name:  replica brass cup,scenes of bull fighting/dancing
object name (local):  cup (food service)

Greece, Balkans, Europe
Additional place information
made or collected:  Greece 

Materials & techniques
Additional material & technique information
material: brass (overall)
overall: 80 x 99 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 80 x 99 mm

donor:  Burland, Cottie A.  Undefined - 1975-10-18
previous owner:  Ohly, W.F.C.  Undefined - 1960

This is a replica of a gold cup found in a tomb at the ancient site of Vaphio, Laconia, Greece and the original is of the late Minoan period, roughly 1500 century BCE.

Related subjects
association: Food and Feasting
object name: cups (food service)
object name: castings (reproduction)

Record created 2000-01-22
Record last updated 2017-03-30

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