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Early Archaic Miniature Votive Cup Fragment

Early Archaic


Clay

1 in. x 13/16 in. x 1/8 in. (2.6 cm x 2 cm x 0.3 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2011.17.314
Geography: Europe, Greece, Corinth
Classification: Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Votive Objects
Collection: Collection of Doreen Canaday Spitzer
Findspot: Perachora (per inscription on sherd)

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  • Archaic - Refers to the pottery style found in Persia around 6000 BCE. The style is characterized by fine, plain buff pottery tempered with straw that is sometimes decorated with simple red or orange painted designs.
  • cups - Open bowl-shaped vessels, used chiefly for drinking, often having one handle, but sometimes two handles or none, generally on a low foot-ring; also includes similar bowl-shaped vessels, generally without handles, resting on a stem and supported by a spreading foot. Occasionally made with a lid.
  • miniatures - Object genre including various types of things that are a smaller or reduced version of an original, such as a likeness or representation on a small scale or a small-scale model.
  • sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
  • votive offerings - Objects or monuments donated by an individual for a public place or shrine, especially in gratitude for deliverance from distress. For those that are, or contain, images, use "ex-votos."

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