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Drinking cup (skyphos)

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Light clay. Skyphos interior has waterbirds, band of zig-zag, band of concentric circles, band of zig-zags, and flower with eight cross-hatched petals at center. Exterior has badn of zig-zags below lip. Between handles on each side, a panel with five waterbirds, flanked by chevron columns and...

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By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen, Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, November 12, 1959, for $ 110.00

Credit Line

Classical Dept Purchase Fund

Greek, Late Geometric Period, 735–720 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


Height: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World