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Amphora fragments

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Belongs with 01.8027; rectangular fragment supplying lower curve of volute scroll and the two left tips of the pendant lotus (rose?) under handle A/B.

Provenance

1897: acquired by the University Museum, Mediterranean Section, University of Pennsylvania, 33rd and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104; gift of the University Museum, Mediterranean Section, University of Pennsylvania to MFA, April 12, 1972

Credit Line

Gift of the University Museum, Mediterranean Section, University of Pennsylvania

Greek, Archaic Peiord,

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

2.7 x 5.8 cm (1 1/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.228

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels