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A skyphos (two-handled deep wine cup) of Attic (Greek) type

4th century BC

Attica

Height: 14cm
Diameter (including handles): 22.5cm
Diameter (excluding handles): 15cm

Museum number: L15

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 514help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

Side A: Naked and draped youth standing facing.

Side B: Two draped youths standing facing.

Ovolo border at rim; palmettes beneath handles; fillet below.

Similar examples are dated at least to the second quarter of the fourth century BC and generally towards the middle of the century; compare D.M. Robinson, Olynthus, vol. V, pl.106, no.173, and also nos. 176, 181.

Literature

Description, French edition, 1835, p.1.


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