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Skyphos

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Skyphos of light green color; ring handles with flat tops. Between handles, band of raised guilloche pattern. On body: impressed ivy wreath. Below, band of running-wave pattern.

Provenance

By 1924: with Kalebdjian Freres; February 16, 1924: purchased from Kalebdjian Freres by Charles Bain Hoyt; bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt to MFA, May 11, 1950

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt

Greek, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic), 3rd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Alexandria, Egypt

Dimensions

6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2290

Medium or Technique

Faience, mold-made

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels