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What is this?

Tapering cylindrical form with two horizontal handles at rim, circular foot. Black and terracotta colored decoration consists of female figure dressed in chiton, running toward right with wreath in hand, and a nude youth seated on rock, facing right, staff in hand. Under the handles, symmetrical ornaments based on the palmette.

This is a drinking cup (skyphos) from Italy. It is dated 5th century BC and we acquired it in 1915. Gift of Charles W. Gould. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

terracotta

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 14 x 16.8 x 25.1cm (5 1/2 x 6 5/8 x 9 7/8in.)

Carl C. Dauterman was the cataloguer and Charles W. Gould was the donor of this object.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18185387/ |title=Drinking Cup (Skyphos), "Skyphus", 5th century BC |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=23 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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