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Amphoriskos

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Trumpet mouth, tapering neck; long piriform body; molded button base; handles from neck to shoulder. Stamped decoration in bands around body: palmettes, meander, reverse palmettes. Shiny glaze, chipped in spots. Complete.

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.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H: 0.135 m., W: 0.06 m., D. of rim: 0.03 m.

Accession Number

1982.667

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Glaze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels