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Terracotta skyphos (deep drinking cup)

Period:
Cypro-Geometric III–Cypro-Archaic I
Date:
1st half of 8th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); diameter 5 11/16 in. (14.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.590
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This skyphos is probably a Cypriot imitation of an Attic prototype.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1706, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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