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Silver cup

Late Classical or Hellenistic
late 4th century B.C.
Silver, gold
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) diameter 3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm)
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
This sturdy wine cup is similar to several cups found in northern Greece.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 102, p. 13, New York: Walter Cummings Baker.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1961. Ancient Art from New York Private Collections: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, December, 17, 1959-February 28, 1960. no. 276, p. 70, pl. 100, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

von Bothmer, Dietrich and Joan R. Mertens. 1982. The Search for Alexander: Supplement to the Catalogue. no. S48, p. 13, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1984. "A Greek and Roman Treasury." Bulletin of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 42(1): no. 78, pp. 26, 47.

Pfrommer, Michael. 1987. Studien zu Alexandrinischer und Grossgriechischer Toreutik frühhellenistischer Zeit, Archäologische Forschungen 16. pp. 56, 60, 68, 82, 98, 169, n. 245, 235, 310, 319, Berlin: Mann.

Zimmermann-Elseify, Nina. 1998. Beziehungen zwischen Ton- und Metallgefässen spätklassischer und frühhellenistischer Zeit. pp. 160-1, Rahden/Westfalen: M. Leidorf.

Treister, Michail Ju. 1999. "The Workshop of the Gorytos and Scabbard Overlays." Scythian Gold. Treasures from Ancient Ukraine, Dr. Ellen D. Reeder, ed. p. 78, New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

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