Drinking cup (skyphos) with a ring-knobbed lid

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Lydian
Archaic Period
620–550 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Turkey, Lydia, Sardis

Dimensions

14.3 cm (5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

67.89

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, marbled ware

On View

Evanthea and Leo Condakes Gallery (Gallery 113A)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red varying to dark brown glaze “waveline” patterns on inside and out of body, outside of lid. Handles and knob solid red; inside of lid, plain glaze. Broken and mended. Lid may not belong. Two-handled skyphos with ring-knobbed lid.

Provenance

By 1966: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr. (said to be from Sardis); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 8, 1967

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund