Drinking Vessel card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Drinking Vessel


Currently not on display


Impasto chalice with hollow pedestal foot, concave body, plain rim. Incised decoration on the body of a panel of 'Phoenician' palmettes and striated leaf patterns between thin, enclosed zigzag bands. Crude grafitto X in tondo. Dull, sandy fabric with much fine mica, fired dull grey-brown (black inside foot). Exterior covered with brick-red slip, through which the decoration was incised.