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Amphora shape of Native Apulia (Messapian Trozella)

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Of the form known as Messapian trozella. In panel on front two nude figures on either side of tree; other decoration geometric. Creamy slip, decoration brown. Amphora-shaped vase.


By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Forman Sale II, lot 91.); (according to Fairbanks, Catalogue: From Egnatia (?)); purchased for MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Native Apulian, Messapian, Archaic Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 700.


Height to top of handles: 19.3 cm (7 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic; creamy slip with brown decoration


The Ancient World