Terracotta skyphos (deep drinking cup) with lid
- 6th century B.C.
- total H. 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm)
H. without cover 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of The American Society for the Exploration of Sardis, 1914
- Accession Number:
- 14.30.8a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On the Greek mainland, cup shapes such as the skyphos and kylix do not have lids. This Lydian variety certainly reflects a specific function.