|Collection:||Museum of Fine Arts, Boston|
|Summary:||Skyphos with linear and zigzag decoration.|
|Date:||ca. 720 BC - ca. 690 BC|
H. 0.089 m., D. 0.102 m.
The vessel is a deep bowl with thin walls, small foot, and delicate loop handles horizontally attached. The decoration is in brown to black glaze, slightly lustrous. The inside of the skyphos is black, the outside has two fine horizontal lines at the top, below that a band of fine vertical lines set on either side of a "metope" decorated with short vertical zigzags, then a lower band of fine horizontal lines. The lower two thirds of the vase is black except for one reserved line.
The clay is buff with a slightly greenish cast.
Les Vases Sicyoniens (Rome, 1966): pl. XVII, 4