Terracotta scyphus (drinking cup)


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168

This cup is stamped by M. Perennius Tigranus, who owned one of the most prolific workshops operating at Arretium (modern Arezzo, Italy) during the Julio-Claudian period. The relief decoration depicts heroic seminude hunters pitted against a bear and a boar.

Terracotta scyphus (drinking cup), Terracotta, Roman

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