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Amphora

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Repainted in modern times. Embossed laurel wreath on neck. the upper part, including neck and handles, and the foot appear to be restorations. From Nola.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Pio Marinangeli, Rome (said to be from Nola); March 1889: purchased by R. Lanciani from Pio Marinangeli; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1889

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, South Italian ?,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.455 H. 0.25 D.

Accession Number

89.259

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Glaze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels