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Drinking cup (skyphos)

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Side A: Amazon, dressed as a Skythian in spotted tights and a pointed cap with ear flaps, holding a long spear. She faces right, holding a horse by the reins. Side B: Bearded Hermes holding a horse in the same way. A little dog, located under the handle, is added in white. Condition:...

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By 1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Lewes from a Greek.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 510–500 B.C.


Height: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.) diameter: 22.5 cm. (8 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World