Terracotta skyphos (deep drinking cup)

Attributed to the APZ Painter

Period: Hellenistic

Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.

Culture: Greek, South Italian, Campanian

Medium: Terracotta; red-figure

Dimensions: H. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm)

Classification: Vases

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1906

Accession Number: 06.1021.238


The APZ Painter's style reflects the influence of Apulian workshops during the last phases of Campanian vase painting in Cumae. The innovations include new filling ornaments such as rosettes, details in the treatment of drapery, and greater polychromy.