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Amphora

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"Messapian trozella". Decorated with a broad band, divided in compartments, decorated with birds, rosettes, and geometric devices. Red is used freely. Cream-colored slip. Amphora-shaped vase with angular handles. The handles have flat disks at the bottom and top angle.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Brindisi.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Native Apulian, Messapian, Archaic Period, late 6th–5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 699.

Dimensions

14.1 cm (5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8111

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels