Cup

Roman Provincial
A.D. 15–30


Dimensions

6.6 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.584

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Rutenian Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Around upper part, a band of incised verticals. Inside: on bottom, stamped Roman amphora between 2 clubs.
Upper convexity ornamented by a band of inclined incisions. Mended.

Provenance

By 1888: with Foreucci (said to have been found in Rome); purchased by R. Lanciani from Foreucci; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation