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Terracotta scyphus (drinking cup)

Period:
Mid Imperial
Date:
2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; lead-glazed ware
Dimensions:
H. 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm); diameter 4 1/16 in. (10.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.881
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Green enamelled Gallic bowl with two handles and incised rope-pattern.
Said to be from Gaul (modern Bourbonnaise, France)

1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. no. 195, p. 257.

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