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Skyphos (Drinking Cup) (Etruria (present-day Italy)), 6th century BC

This is a Skyphos (Drinking Cup). It is dated 6th century BC and we acquired it in 1915. Its medium is terracotta. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Museum Skyphos, a Mystery.

This object was donated by Charles W. Gould. It is credited Gift of Charles W. Gould.

  • Brush (USA), 1938
  • silver, bristles, wood.
  • Museum purchase from Walter R. Scholz Memorial Fund.
  • 1998-21-2

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 14 x 16.8 x 25.1cm (5 1/2 x 6 5/8 x 9 7/8in.)

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Skyphos (Drinking Cup) (Etruria (present-day Italy)), 6th century BC; terracotta; H x W x D: 14 x 16.8 x 25.1cm (5 1/2 x 6 5/8 x 9 7/8in.); Gift of Charles W. Gould; 1915-11-31

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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