Interior, archer on horseback and warrior dismounting Exterior, obverse and reverse, profile heads above, inscription between animals below
During the third quarter of the sixth century B.C., the lip-cup and the band-cup were the two preferred types of drinking cup. The lip-cup's exterior is clay-colored, and the usual decoration consists of a figural motif at the top and an inscription and palmettes below. Many variations occur, however. The profile head is a favorite motif, particularly associated with a painter called Sakonides but popular also with his contemporaries.
Signature: Signed by Epitimos as potter
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