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Terracotta skyphos (deep drinking cup)

Attributed to the Theseus Painter

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 500 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm) diameter 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.49
  • References

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 75, fig. 45.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 85, fig. 53.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 85, fig. 53.

    McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1933. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th edn. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 94, 96, 100, fig. 122.

    Alexander, Christine. 1933[1925]. Greek Athletics. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

    McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1941. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th edn. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 94, 96, 100, fig. 122.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, p. 75.

    Cole, Nancy. 1968. Greek Athletic Games. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 12.

    Beazley, John D. 1978[1956]. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters. New York: Hacker Art Books, p. 703, Add. 1, pp. 518-21.

    Scheibler, Ingeborg. 2000. "“Attische Skyphoi für attische Feste”." Antike Kunst, 43: p. 34 n 152.

    Herrmann, John and Christine Kondoleon. 2004. Games for the Gods: The Greek Athlete and the Olympic Spirit. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, no. 63, pp. 99, 178.

    van Alfen, Peter. 2004. A Simple Souvenir: Coins and Medals of the Olympic Games. New York: American Numismatic Society, pp. 5-6, fig. 6.

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