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Amphoriskos

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Black glaze amphoriskos. Trumpet mouth; tapering neck; piriform body; molded button base; handles from neck to shoulder. Stamped decoration in bands around body; palmettes, three horizontal lines, reverse palmettes. Glaze very lustrous; chipped in places.

Provenance

By date unknown: Charles Deering Collection; by date unknown: Barbara Deering Danielson Collection; gift of Barbara Deering Danielson to MFA, December 8, 1982

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Deering Danielson

Greek, Early 4th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H: 0.08 m., D: about 0.037 m., D. of rim: 0.025 m.

Accession Number

1982.666

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Glaze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels