Drinking Vessel card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Drinking Vessel

49.50.4

On display

Information

Drinking cup known as a skyphos (an example of Ure's class of skyphoi A I), decorated in the black-figure technique. The decoration on the sides of each handle is a large horizontal palmette. The main scene is of a pair of armed warriors in combat on each side of vessel. Details of the armed warriors bodies and shields are in red, white as well as in curving. There is a name painted under the leg of one warrior. There have been some cracks on the body of the cup which has been restored.