Two-handled drinking cup (skyphos) with pygmies
Late 5th century B.C.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 564.
20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure
Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215C)
Boiotian (Kabirion); Side A: A pygmy offering a horn of wine to a goat.
Side B: A pygmy with a stick about to fight with a crane.
Vines and bunches of grapes are drawn around the lip of the vase.
By 1899: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund