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Terracotta scyphus (drinking cup)

Period:
Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian
Date:
1st half of 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; lead-glazed ware
Dimensions:
H. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) diameter 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1915
Accession Number:
15.163.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Green-glazed with heads of Dionysos and figures of satyrs.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1916. "Hellenistic and Roman Glazed Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 11(3): pp.64–65, fig. 1.

Hochuli-Gysel, Anne. 1977. Kleinasiatische glasierte Reliefkeramik, (50 v. Chr. bis 50 n. Chr.) und ihre oberitalienischen Nachahmungen. no. T50, p. 151, Bern: Stämpfli.

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