Terracotta phiale (libation bowl)
- ca. 250–200 B.C.
- Terracotta; Volsinian Silvered Ware
- H. 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm); diameter 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, 1896
- Accession Number:
The interiors are enlivened with modeled vines or fanciful vegetal motifs reminiscent of modern wedding-cake decorations. At the center of each phiale, within a fluted medallion, is a frontal Silenos head.