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Terracotta skyphos (deep drinking cup)

Period:
Geometric
Date:
ca. 750 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Euboean
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.588
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse and reverse, metopes with birds
From Cyprus

Gabrici, Ettore. 1913. "Cuma." Monumenti Antichi, 22(2): p. 409, fig. 156.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1703, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Gjerstad, Einar, Yves Calvet, Vassos Karageorghis, and Jean-Paul Thalmann. 1977. Greek Geometric and Archaic Pottery Found in Cyprus. pl. VII.8-9, Stockholm: Svenska Institutet i Athen.

Coldstream, John Nicolas. 1979. "Geometric Skyphoi in Cyprus." Report of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus (RDAC), : p. 261, n. 2.

Musée & Galerie des Beaux-Arts. 1981. Profil du Metropolitan Museum of Art de New York : de Ramsès à Picasso. no. 38, p. 55, Paris: Musée & Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 136, p. 85, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos. 2002. Early Cyprus: Crossroads of the Mediterranean. pl. 303, Los Angeles, California: J. Paul Getty Museum.

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