- 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.
- 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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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/173647 |title=Illustration of a Skyphos (Cup) from the Halai Excavations |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=6/30/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>
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