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Two-handled drinking cup (skyphos) with pygmies

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Boiotian (Kabirion); Side A: A pygmy offering a horn of wine to a goat. Side B: A pygmy with a stick about to fight with a crane. Vines and bunches of grapes are drawn around the lip of the vase. Slightly restored.


By 1899: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, Late 5th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 564.


20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World