Terracotta phiale mesomphalos (libation bowl)
- Late Classical
- 4th century B.C.
- Terracotta; black-glaze
- H.: 2 3/16 x 7 7/8 in. (5.6 x 20 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, 1896
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The interior of this fine bowl is decorated with an incised vine with painted white leaves connoting the sacred ivy of the wine god Fufluns (Latin: Bacchus).