Exterior decorated with reliefs representing a battle of Alexander the Great; sixteen figures in the composition, which seems borrowed from the Alexander Mosaic, Pompeii. The bottom of the cup has a head of Medusa in relief; signed by the maker Popilius.
C.POPILIVS.C or O (Ocriculo)
By 1899: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund
Roman, Republican Period, 110–80 B.C.
- Signed by Caius Popilius, Central Italian