Early relief ware cup with two handles (scyphus)

Roman
Republican Period
170–130 B.C.
Caius Lapius (Italian (Roman, Central Italy))


Dimensions

Height: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.); diameter 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

80.545

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Mold-made

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Italian ‘Megarian’. Around upper part, astragal and maeander, below, a band of rosettes and circles, alternating with palmettes; on lower half, lines imitating flutings. In one of the flutings the stamped inscription…. (Lappius).

Signed

LAPI

Provenance

By date unknown: H. P. Kidder Collection; gift of H. P. Kidder to MFA, October 21, 1880

Credit Line

Gift of H. P. Kidder