Large skyphos cup with band of laurel leaves around the rim - ROM2018_16836_1

ROM2018_16836_1

Large skyphos cup with band of laurel leaves around the rim

Maker: Signed by "Teisias the Athenian" as potter
Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised detail
Geography: Made in Boeotia, Greece; found in Tanagra, Boeotia
Date: about 520-515 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Dimensions:
19.2 × 25.6 cm
Object number: 919.5.134
Credit Line: Sigmund Samuel Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThis large cup (skyphos) was made in Boeotia, as is shown by the clay and by the findspot, but is signed by an Athenian potter in the scratched inscription under one handle. Teisias was working away from home, probably at Tanagra, where this skyphos was found.
Collection:
Greek World
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