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Drinking cup (skyphos)

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Interior: three lines, rest painted dark slip. Exterior: two lines, band of circles and dots, two lines. Between handles: central metope with gazelle; dots and swastika as filling ornament; to left and right of gazelle, a panel of chevrons and panel of dot rosette flowers. Reflex handles have...

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Date Unknown: Lacey D. Caskey Collection; date unknown: gift of Lacey D. Caskey to Ashton Sanborn; by 1954: Ashton Sanborn Collection (loaned to MFA, Dec. 19, 1961 as 177.61 and returned August 6, 1963); by 1970: Mrs. Ashton Sanborn Collection; gift to MFA from Mrs. Ashton Sanborn in Memory of Ashton Sanborn, January 13, 1971

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Gift of Mrs. Ashton Sanborn in memory of Ashton Sanborn

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

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


Height: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

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The Ancient World