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Amphora

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Wide-necked amphora with handles joining at lip. Buff clay with white slip; on neck and shoulder, row of small concentric circles; on body bands of black and red; red also on foot and inside of mouth; handles red and black.

Provenance

By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; March 7, 1958: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 38.58); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Horace L. Mayer

Cypriote, Cypro-archaic I-II A Period, about 700–500 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 22.7 cm (8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.1273

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bichrome IV ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels