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Amphora, with cover

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(a) Amphora. Entirely painted over in modern times. Has an embossed laurel wreath around the neck gilded. (b) Cover, with a knob (now broken off). Painted over.

Provenance

By 1890: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Robinson, Catalogue, no. 429: acquired in Rome, 1890); according to MFA Annual Report for 1890: found at Sta. Maria di Capua; anonymous gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, November 4, 1890

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Greek ?,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.726 height 0.25 D.

Accession Number

90.158

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Glaze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels