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Amphora

Wide mouth with everted rim; short neck, tapering slightly outward toward shoulder; depressed globular body; raised foot; ribbon handles from rim to shoulder. Appears as if it had been squashed and reconstituted.

Provenance

By 1982: with Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., 1334 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021 (Parke Bernet auction, York Avenue Galleries, May 20, 1982, lot 89); by 1983: with Gawain McKinley, 121 Washington Place, New York, N.Y. 10014; by June 1, 1983: purchased from Gawain McKinley by Dennis R. Kapp; gift of Dennis R. Kapp to MFA, June 15, 1983

Credit Line

Gift of Dennis R. Kapp

Italic, Etruscan, 7th century B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.079 m.

Accession Number

1983.290

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels