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Miniature two-handled jar (amphoriskos)

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Dark blue glass amphoriskos, with yellow and white chevrons. Applied wavy handles. Flattened base and rim. A small piece under one handle missing.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: found at Cy? 1897); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, mid-2nd–1st century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 02.

Dimensions

Height: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8219

Medium or Technique

Glass, core-formed

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels