Translucent pale yellow green. Uneven knocked-off rim with slight bulge below; ovoid body with convex side and round bottom. On body, three registers of decoration: at top, a band comprising two thick horizontal wheel-abraded lines between which is a zigzag pattern with twenty-one upward triangles; around middle, a wheel-abraded inscription reading ΠΙΕ ΖΗCΗC; below, a narrower band comprising two thick horizontal wheel-abraded lines between which is a pattern of close-set diagonal lines. Intact; pinprick bubbles; heavy pitting and brilliant iridescent weathering on exterior.
Around the cup is engraved a Greek inscription that reads: Drink so that you might live.
Said to be from near Emesa (modern Homs), Syria
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1915. "A Bequest of Mrs. Mary Anna Palmer Draper." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 10 (5): pp. 94-97.