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Jar

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Traces of channelled lines around the body. Rim broken. Coarse clay. Short narrow neck. Two handles placed as in "stirrup-jugs". Formerly sealed with red wax.

Provenance

By 1878: Charles G. Loring Collection (said to be from the Catacombs of Malta); gift of Charles G. Loring to MFA, Dec. 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Greely Loring

Roman Provincial,

Dimensions

Height: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

78.155

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels