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Amphoriskos

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Flat-bottomed bottle with wide mouth, short neck, and small loop handles. Dark blue translucent fabric with bright yellow band on lip; and dull yellow for ring around base and for irregular applied dots; on body, applied mask of Dionysos (?) in blue glass.

Provenance

By 1956: with Hugo Weissmann, 96 Charles Street, Boston, Massachusetts; purchased by MFA for $ 350.00 from Hugo Weissmann, May 10, 1956

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund

Possibly modern

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.074 m.

Accession Number

56.306

Medium or Technique

Glass

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels