Scyphos (drinking cup), 15 b.c.–60 a.d., Early Imperial, Julio–Claudian
Signed by Perennius Tigranus, as owner
Terracotta; Arretine ware; H. with handle 4 9/16 in. (11.6 cm), Diam. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.194.894)
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 semi-nude hunters pitted against a bear and a boar.