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Band Skyphos

Band Skyphos

c. 540 BC

Black-figure terracotta

Diameter: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.); Overall: 13.1 x 29.9 cm (5 3/16 x 11 3/4 in.); Diameter of foot: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)

Bequest of Maud Eells Corning 1992.368

Fun Fact

Included in the single band of animals on this cup is a siren, a hybrid bird-woman that lured sailors to their death.

See also
GR - Greek
Greek and Roman Art
Type of artwork: 

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