• latw-148-10
    Skyphos with orientalizing decoration. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
  • latw-148-20
    Skyphos with orientalizing decoration. Detail of side decoration. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
  • latw-148-30
    Skyphos with orientalizing decoration. Detail of side. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)

Skyphos with orientalizing decoration

Date
Ca. 575-540 BC, Lydian
Museum
Manisa, Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum, 2202
Inventory No.
2202
Sardis CATNUM
P61.001b
Material
Ceramic
Object Type
Pottery
Pottery Shape
Skyphos
Pottery Ware
Lydian Orientalizing
Site
Sardis
Sector
Tomb 61.2
Trench
Tomb 61.2
Locus
Tomb 61.2 Locus 1
Description
Broken and mended. Foot restored. Decoration like No. 147. Height of bowl 0.122 m, diameter of mouth 0.145 m.
Comments
From a schist-lined cist burial in the Great Necropolis of Sardis (Inderesi region; grave 61.2).
Discussed
Baughan, “Lydian Burial Customs”; Greenewalt, “Bon Appetit”; Greenewalt, “Lydian Pottery”
Bibliography
Greenewalt 1972, 119-120, 128-130, no. 5 (with previous bibliography).
Author
CHG