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Late Geometric Skyphos (Cup) Rim Fragment

Geometric
750 BCE - 720 BCE
Clay

13/16 in. x 13/16 in. x 1/4 in. (2.1 cm x 2.1 cm x 0.6 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2011.17.327
Geography: Europe, Greece, Corinth
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Skyphoi
Collection: Collection of Doreen Canaday Spitzer
Findspot: Perachora (per inscription on sherd)

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  • Late Geometric - Refers to the most advanced phase of Geometric style, dating to the mid- and late eighth century BCE and appearing across a wide geographical area. It varied significantly in different locations, but in general it is characterized in vase painting by a sophistication in the representation of figures and animals, including the portrayal of recognizable mythological figures and narrative scenes. Sculpture from this period depicts a wide variety of animals and human figures that are stylized, but more naturalistic than in earlier art.
  • rim sherds - Fragments of a ceramic or glass vessel from just below the rim.
  • 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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