7th century B.C.
5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Advanced Impasto Ware
Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)
Cup with raised flat base; conical lower body; vertical walls rising above ridge; slightly flaring lip. Two vertical handles, with horned projection near lip, from rim to ridge.
One small protrusion on each side at ridge; incised oblique lines on ridge. On walls, incised connected loops above horizontal zig-zag. Red pigment in incision. Burnished black slip. Intact, with minor restoration.
By 1993: with Edoardo Almagià, 136 East 56th Street, New York, NY 10022 (said to have been purchased in Basel); February 15, 1995: purchased by Jonathan Kagan and Sallie Fried from Edoardo Almagià; gift of Jonathan Kagan and Sallie Fried to MFA, accessioned January 24, 1996
Gift of Jonathan Kagan and Sallie Fried in memory of Strabo CDX