Interior: view from above

Interior: komasts in center

Exterior: handle oblique right front

Interior: komast on right

Interior: eyes

Exterior: handles front and rear

Collection: Berlin, Antikenmuseen
Summary: Interior: komos, two eyes.
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Painter: Attributed to Segment Class
Date: ca. 510 BC

H. 5.3-5.8 cm., d. 17.0 cm., d. with handle 22.6 cm.

Primary Citation: ARV2, (212.4 bis); Para, 103; Beazley Addenda 2, 57
Shape: Cup
Period: Archaic


The cup is in excellent condition.

Decoration Description:

Interior: komos. Two bearded men and two youths dance toward the right. The bearded man in front, on the far right, dances with his head turned down and to the left, one hand held to the back of his head, the other held straight at his side. Behind him, in the center, a youth and bearded man dance side by side, the man holding the youth by the waist with his right hand, his other hand holding a kylix. The youth holds a wine pitcher in his right hand, his left hand and knee raised in a dance pose. Both the youth and his partner look over their shoulders to the left where the second young man dances with his head tipped down. He is holding a funnel??? In the exergue are two large eyes done in red figure technique.

Sources Used:

Greifenhagen 1968, pl. 28 unten.

Other Bibliography:

Berl. Mus. 9, 1-2; Greifenhagen A.K.2 34.2; Jb 76, 54; Dionysos no. 41 and pl. 15; Boardman 1974, fig. 185.1,2.