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Terracotta skyphos (deep drinking cup)

Period:
Late Archaic
Date:
early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze
Dimensions:
H. x width 3 7/8 x 8 in. (9.9 x 20.3 cm); diameter 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Dietrich von Bothmer, 1948
Accession Number:
48.136.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Although Attica stood in the forefront of the production of fine pottery, it was by no means alone. This skyphos represents a type known in Corinth from the second quarter of the sixth century B.C.
Said to be from Corinth

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