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Skyphos (footed wine-cup) with laurel sprays on the body

Period:
Roman Period
Date:
ca. A.D. 50
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Lead glazed terracotta
Dimensions:
Height: 3 3/8 (8.5 cm); Dia. of cup: 3 9/16 in. (9 cm); Dia. across handles: 5 7/8 in. (15 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1018
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 137
This type of vessel was made at a workshop in southern or western Turkey, probably in Tarsus.
Formerly Carnarvon Collection, purchased by Lord Carnarvon (d. 1923) from Maurice Nahman, Cairo. Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

Hochuli-Gysel, Anne 1977. Kleinasiatische glasierte Reliefkeramik, (50 v. Chr. bis 50 n. Chr.) und ihre oberitalienischen Nachahmungen. Bern: Stämpfli.

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