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Terracotta skyphos (wine cup)

Attributed to the Dolphin Group
Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Euboean
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm) diameter of mouth 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1924
Accession Number:
24.97.94
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Lion and bird on each side; a bird on bottom and under one handle.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1925. "Black-Figured Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 20(12): p. 297, fig. 1.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1969. "Euboean Black-figure in New York." Metropolitan Museum Journal, 2: p. 42, figs. 31-32.

Muscarella, Oscar White. 1972. "A Bronze Vase from Iran and Its Greek Connections." Metropolitan Museum Journal, 5: p. 46, fig. 20.

Beazley, John D. 1978[1956]. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters. p. 458, no. 27, New York: Hacker Art Books.

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