siana cups

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Scope note
Black-figure kylikes whose bowl and lip are usually separated, often by a painted line creating two horizontal zones. They either have two separate types of decoration or decoration exists primarily in the lower zone but may overlap into the upper zone. Siana cups are named for the village on the Greek island of Rhodes. The siana cup was one of the forms to predominate in black-figure until about 540 BCE.
siana cups
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024