A skyphos is a two-handled deep wine-cup on a low base or none. The handles may be horizontal ear-shaped thumbholds that project from the rim (in both Corinthian and Athenian shapes), or they may be loop handles at the rim or standing away from the lower part of the body.
Genuine copy from National Arhaeological Museum, Athens. About 1600 B.C.
Ancient Greek pot from amber (gold – silver) with inset decoration of golden flower pots.
by Rentzoulas Antreas, silver and goldsmiths.