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Silver skyphos (drinking cup)

6th century B.C.
Overall: 8 11/16 in. (22 cm)
Diam.: 6 1/16 in. (15.4 cm)
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Brush, 1971
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
The skyphos is delicately engraved with four zones of decoration, two with vegetal motifs and two with animals. The foot is restored.
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1984. "A Greek and Roman Treasury." Bulletin of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 42(1): no. 49, pp. 9, 22, 37.

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