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Amphora and saucer

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(a) Amphora. Unpainted; pale brown clay. Has a clay bail which fits into the handles. Has stamped palmettes and spirals on it. (b) Saucer of the same clay. S. L. 76A.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: came from Thebes & was said to be from the Kabireion.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.149 H. of amphora. 0.084 D. " " 0.148 D. of saucer

Accession Number

01.8091a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels