Skyphos

Greek
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic)
3rd century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Egypt, Alexandria

Dimensions

6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2290

Medium or Technique

Faience, mold-made

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Skyphos of light green color; ring handles with flat tops. Between handles, band of raised guilloche pattern. On body: impressed ivy wreath. Below, band of running-wave pattern.

Provenance

By 1924: with Kalebdjian Freres; February 16, 1924: purchased from Kalebdjian Freres by Charles Bain Hoyt; bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt to MFA, May 11, 1950

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt