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Amphora

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Small amphora, with cup-shaped mouth, bifid handles, squat body and small foot. Pale pinkish-buff clay, with very thin, patchy brown glaze, mostly worn off.

Provenance

By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; March 7, 1958: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 39.58); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Horace L. Mayer

Greek, Hellenistic Period ?,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.156 m. Diameter 0.106 m.

Accession Number

58.1274

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Plain Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels