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Skyphos (Glaux) (Attic red-figure ware)

Skyphos (Glaux) (Attic red-figure ware)
450 BCE-425 BCE

8.2 × 17.0 × 11.2 cm
Place/s of Execution
Attica, Greece
Accession Number
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1893
© Public Domain
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Gallery location
The Ancient World
Level 2, NGV International
Physical description
Cup with one horizontal and one vertical handle. Black-glazed interior and exterior. On each side is a red-figure owl between two vertical sprays of laurel. The owl has black circles for eyes surrounded by strokes of dilute wash. The feathers are decorated with bands of black dots. Underside of the base is reserved except for a central black dot and circle and black band near the stand ring.