Reproduction of a Vaphio Cup


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Reproduction of a Vaphio Cup   (1913.01.0008)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Drinking Vessels
Artist/Maker Emile Gillieron & Fils, Athens.
Geographic Location
Period/Date Late Helladic II, 1610 - 1490 BCE
Culture Greek - Mycenaean

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 13.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 7.4 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 10.5 cm
Weight 274 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal
Manufacturing Processes Electrotyping
Munsell Color Information Dark Yellow (2.5Y 6/6) -Main color. Dark Gray (N 3.75/ 10.4% R) -Chipped area. Moderate Greenish Yellow (10Y 7/8) -Green coloring inside the cup.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

W├╝rttembergische Metallwarenfabrik. Mykenische Altert├╝mer (sales catalogue). Stuttgart: Kast & Ebinger, s.d.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data

Original found at Tholos-Tomb at Vaphio, near Sparta.

Credit Line/Dedication Classical Museum Purchase
Reproduction yes
Reproduction Information Original is in the National Museum, Athens. Illustration: Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik. Mykenischer und Kretischer (Minoischer) Altertumer. No.1a, plates 4 and 5.

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