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Nolan amphora

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Black glazed except for narrow band decorated in black. Side A: Wave pattern either side of palmette and lotos. Side B: Ivy. Under one handle a bird; under the other a four-panelled square.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: The following objects [MFA 03.805-03.833, 03.836-03.837, 03.906] were found in one cemetery in Campania.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, South Italian,

Place of Manufacture

Campania, Italy

Dimensions

23.9 cm (9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.814

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels