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Covered Cup (Shape, Concept)

Canonical URI: http://kerameikos.org/id/covered_cup


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Covered Cup (en), Deckelschale (de), κύλικα με κάλυμμα (el)


Covered cups are kylikes that are a type of 'trick vase,' that is, they have fixed lids and contain elaborate internal elements designed to deceive or amuse an unwary user. Covered cups were produced in Athens for roughly a century beginning around 540 BCE.
Οι κὐλικες με κάλυμμα είναι ἐνας τύπος περίτεχνου αγγείου ("trick vase"), με σύμφυτο κάλυμμα και σύνθετη εσωτερική διαρρύθμιση, που ξεγελούσε ή διασκέδαζε τον ανυποψίαστο χρήστη του αγγείου. Οι κύλικες με κάλυμμα παράγονταν στην Αθήνα για περίπου έναν αίωνα, από το 540 π.Χ. και εξής.

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