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Drinking cup (skyphos) with a ring-knobbed lid

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Red varying to dark brown glaze "waveline" patterns on inside and out of body, outside of lid. Handles and knob solid red; inside of lid, plain glaze. Broken and mended. Lid may not belong. Two-handled skyphos with ring-knobbed lid.


By 1966: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr. (said to be from Sardis); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 8, 1967

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Lydian, Archaic Period, 620–550 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Sardis, Lydia, Turkey


14.3 cm (5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, marbled ware


The Ancient World