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Skyphos (Cup) Fragment


3/4 x 1 1/4 x 1/16 in. (1.9 x 3.1 x 0.2 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.2251
Geography: Europe, Greece
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Skyphoi
Culture/Nationality: Greek
Findspot: Halieis (South Argolid), Demeter Sanctuary votive deposit. Surface find, co-ordinated (about) N6820/E16450.

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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.
  • sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
  • 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.

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