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Corinthian Miniature Kotyle/Skyphos (Cup)

ca. 550 BCE - 400 BCE

diameter of mouth
1 1/16 x 1 5/8 x 3/32 in. (2.7 x 4.2 x 0.2 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.1761
Geography: Europe, Greece
Classification: Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Votive Objects
Culture/Nationality: Corinthian (?)

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  • cups - Open bowl-shaped vessels, used chiefly for drinking, often having one handle, but sometimes two handles or none, generally on a low foot-ring; also includes similar bowl-shaped vessels, generally without handles, resting on a stem and supported by a spreading foot. Occasionally made with a lid.
  • miniatures - Object genre including various types of things that are a smaller or reduced version of an original, such as a likeness or representation on a small scale or a small-scale model.
  • skyphoi - A type of drinking vessel in the shape of a deep cup, usually with two horizontal handles attached to the lip and a small integral foot. In all-black or unglossed plain wares the skyphos was the most common type of cup.
  • votive offerings - Objects or monuments donated by an individual for a public place or shrine, especially in gratitude for deliverance from distress. For those that are, or contain, images, use "ex-votos."

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  • diameter of mouth Dimensions: 1 1/16 x 1 5/8 x 3/32 in. (2.7 x 4.2 x 0.238 cm)

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