Drinking Cup (Skyphos), "Skyphus", 5th century BC Terracotta. Gift of Charles W. Gould. 1915-11-31.
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.