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Terracotta scyphus (drinking cup)

Period:
Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian
Date:
1st half of 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; lead-glazed
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); width with handles 5 11/16 in. (14.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1942
Accession Number:
42.11.44
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The sides are decorated with reliefs of a satyr and a maenad riding sea monsters
Alexander, Christine and Maude Robinson. 1945. "Green-Glazed Ware: Three Hellenistic Vases." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 3(5): pp. 134-5.

Hochuli-Gysel, Anne. 1977. Kleinasiatische glasierte Reliefkeramik, (50 v. Chr. bis 50 n. Chr.) und ihre oberitalienischen Nachahmungen. no. T3, p. 145, Bern: Stämpfli.

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