Drinking cup (skyphos)

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 510–500 B.C.
The Durand Painter


Dimensions

Height: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.) diameter: 22.5 cm. (8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.524

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Side A: Amazon, dressed as a Skythian in spotted tights and a pointed cap with ear flaps, holding a long spear. She faces right, holding a horse by the reins.
Side B: Bearded Hermes holding a horse in the same way.
A little dog, located under the handle, is added in white.

Condition: Slightly restored.

Provenance

By 1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Lewes from a Greek.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund