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Skyphos Fragment

Object Number:MS5915
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: 500-450 BC
Early Date: -500
Late Date: -450
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Owl
Olive Branch
Height: 4 cm
Width: 9.4 cm
Outside Diameter:9.5 cm

Description

Fragment of a skyphos, type B (glaux). Parts of two upright olive branches flank the lower part of an owl in profile. A leaf of a third branch at right break. A line of glaze dots at spaced intervals across lines of feathers of owl. The profile is preserved from mid-wall to point of juncture of wall foot.

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