Terracotta skyphos (deep drinking cup)

Closely related to the Vine Tendril Group

Period: Classical

Date: mid-4th century B.C.

Culture: Greek, Boeotian

Medium: Terracotta; black-figure

Dimensions: Overall: 8 11/16 x 12 3/16in. (22 x 30.9cm)
greatest diameter 8 1/4in. (21cm)

Classification: Vases

Credit Line: Purchase, Anonymous Gift, 1971

Accession Number: 1971.11.1

Description

Obverse, reclining man and three crones (the Judgment of Paris?)
Reverse, ogress pursuing three pygmies

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