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Miniature two-handled jar (amphoriskos)

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Inward sloping rim disk; short, cylindrical neck; two opposing handles from shoulder to just below rim; ovoid body, tapering diagonally downward; small base knob. Dark blue with trails of yellow and blue-green. Intact.


By date unknown: Edward Austin Collection; gift of Edward Austin to MFA, August 19, 1876

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Austin

Greek, East Greek, Archaic or Classical Period, Late 6th–5th century B.C.


Height x diamter (max.): 7.3 x 4.4 cm (2 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Glass, core-formed with applied decoration


The Ancient World