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Terracotta scyphus (drinking cup)

Period:
Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian
Date:
1st half of 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; lead-glazed
Dimensions:
H. 2 15/16 in. (7.49 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.388
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Green-glazed cup with floral sprays in relief.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 988, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hochuli-Gysel, Anne. 1976. "Bleiglasierte Keramik aus Tarsos in Cypern." Annual Report of the Department of Antiquities Cyprus for the year 1976, : no. 7, p. 236.

Hochuli-Gysel, Anne. 1977. Kleinasiatische glasierte Reliefkeramik, (50 v. Chr. bis 50 n. Chr.) und ihre oberitalienischen Nachahmungen. no. T132, p. 160, Bern: Stämpfli.

Lightfoot, Christopher S. 2014. Ennion: Master of Roman Glass. p. 21, fig. 8, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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