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Near Eastern art
End of the 3rd – first half of the 2nd century B.C.
D : 15.4 cm
Complete and in good condition; some chips and concretions.
This cup, slightly smaller than the average size, is remarkable both for its technical and aesthetic qualities, which refer to the great tradition of Attic pottery in the 6th century B.C.
A beautiful Epichysis with a squat belly and a high, slender neck ending in a long beaked spout. This particular shape is referred to as an “epichysis”, and recalls an oinochoi with a low body reminiscent of a pyxis (box).
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