Drinking cup (skyphos)

Greek
Late Geometric Period
750–740 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 275.

Dimensions

8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

92.2600

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Skyphos with two reflex handle. Interior: lines, band of dots, bands of reserve. Exterior: Lines, dotted lozenge chain, lines. Between handles: hatched meander flanked by vertical lines. Below that, more lines. Vertical lines on reflex handles.

Provenance

By 1882: Edward Robinson Collection (according to his Catalogue of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Vases, no. 7: purchased in Athens in 1882); gift of Edward Robinson to MFA, February 10, 1892

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Robinson