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Terracotta skyphos

Period:
Early Imperial, Augustan
Date:
end of the 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; lead-glazed
Dimensions:
2 5/8in. (6.7cm) Other: 3 13/16in. (9.7cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.389
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 176
Lead-glazed cup with floral sprays in relief made at Tarsus in Cilicia (southern Asia Minor).
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 989, 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. 2, p. 231.

Hochuli-Gysel, Anne. 1977. Kleinasiatische glasierte Reliefkeramik, (50 v. Chr. bis 50 n. Chr.) und ihre oberitalienischen Nachahmungen. no. T10, p. 146, Bern: Stämpfli.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 456, pp. 280-1, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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