Terracotta skyphos (deep drinking cup) with lid
6th century B.C.
total H. 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm)
H. without cover 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm)
Gift of The American Society for the Exploration of Sardis, 1914
On the Greek mainland, cup shapes such as the skyphos and kylix do not have lids. This Lydian variety certainly reflects a specific function.
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