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Amphora

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Amphora with raised flat base; conical lower body; rounded shoulder; cylindrical neck tapering inward; flaring lip. Two vertical band handles from rim to shoulder with three pointed projections on each. Circle of six impressed circles with seventh at center on each side of neck. Ribbed shoulder...

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Provenance

By 1993: with Edoardo Almagià, 136 East 56th Street, New York, NY 10022 (said to have been purchased in Basel); February 15, 1995: purchased by Jonathan Kagan and Sallie Fried from Edoardo Almagià; gift of Jonathan Kagan and Sallie Fried to MFA, accessioned January 24, 1996

Credit Line

Gift of Jonathan Kagan and Sallie Fried in memory of Strabo CDX

Italic, Latin, Latial, 7th century B.C.

Dimensions

H (without handles) x W (max.): 21.9 x 22.8 cm (8 5/8 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

1995.828

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Advanced Impasto Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels