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Skyphos

Mastoid

Object Number:MS5861
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: 525-500 BCE
Early Date: -525
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Height: 8 cm
Outside Diameter:10.1 cm
Other Number:1217 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Mastoid, handle. Missing parts of rim and upper wall. Shape as in Richter and Milne "Shapes and Names", fig. 171. No separate foot. Vessel rests on lowest edge of wall. Bottom a circular area 3.3 cm in diam., is gently concave. Loop handles tilted upwards. Figures scene on both sides in handle zone. On one side two reclining bearded males, heads at right. On the other side are two similar but unbearded figures, heads also at right, on both sides a vine rises between the pairs and spreads out in both directions.

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