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Two-handled cup

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Ceramic cup decorated in relief with ivy and plane tree leaves, flowes and seed pods. An egg pattern runs under the rim and below it a fillet is knotted at the center of each side. Green glaze covers entire surface. One handle missing.


By date unknown: Mrs. S. D. Warren Collection (on MFA archival card: said to be from Phoenicia); gift of Mrs. S. D. Warren to MFA, November 21, 1894

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. S. D. Warren

Roman Provincial, Augustan Period, 30–1 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tarsus, Cilicia, Turkey


Height: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Lead-glazed, mold-made


The Ancient World