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Fragmentary terracotta scyphus (drinking cup)

Date:
1st half of 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm); width with handles 10 5/8 in. (27 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.1689
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The sides of this very large drinking cup are decorated with various appliqués, including heads, sea monsters, rosettes, and leaves
1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. no. 199, p. 257, pl. 322 .

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