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|Title:||Messapian Zeus: an early sixth-century inscribed cup from Lakonia|
|Authors:||Catling, R. W. V.|
Shipley, D. Graham J.
|Publisher:||British School at Athens|
|Citation:||Annual of the British School at Athens, 1989, 84, pp. 187-200|
|Abstract:||Fragments of a large Black-Glazed Cup with part of an incised inscription are published. A date c. 590-570 is suggested. A second, slightly earlier cup from the Menelaion is included. The inscription refers to the cult of Zeus Messapeus attested in the sources. Discussion centres on the location of the cult-place and the origin of the cult. It is suggested that it derives from the region of Messapia in South Italy where the Spartan colony of Taras was situated.|
|Description:||Full text of this item is not currently available on the LRA. The final published version is available at http://www.jstor.org/stable/30104552.|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles, School of Archaeology and Ancient History|
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