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Terracotta Little Master cup

ca. 550–525 B.C.
Greek, Attic
Terracotta; black-figure
H. 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm) diameter 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1903
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Little Master cups represent a refined and delicate miniature style of vase painting common in Athens in the first half of the 6th century B.C.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. United States of America 11. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 2. Attic Black-Figured Kylikes. pls. XIII, XXXVIII, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Emiliozzi, Adriana. 2011. "The Etruscan Chariot from Monteleone di Spoleto." Metropolitan Museum Journal, 46: pp. 60, 61, fig. III.44.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.19a, pp. 46, 62, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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