Drinking cup (skyphos)

Greek
Late Geometric Period
750–730 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.190

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Skyphos with two reflex handles. Interior: thick bands of slip, thin bands of reserve and reserved circle at center. Exterior: lines, wolftooth, checkerboard between handles, lines, and band of slip. On handles: crosses and vertical lines.

34 fragments restored 1972. Dated 740-725 B.C.

Provenance

By 1971: Mrs. William L. Payson Collection; loaned to MFA by Mrs. William L. Payson as 15.1971; gift of Mrs. William L. Payson to MFA, May 21, 1986

Credit Line

Loaned by Mrs. Wm L. Payson; gift of same