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One of a pair of handles

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One of a pair of handles from an amphora, side terminals in shape of ducks; bottom end shaped as a grape-leaf, veins incised. Four holes in leaf for attaching to body of amphora. Light green patina.


By date unknown: Richard R. Wagner Collection (from Asia Minor, probably the Hermos Valley); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, May 14, 1971

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner

Greek, East Greek, Archaic Period, about 500 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 101.


Width x length: 11.8 x 18.5 cm (4 5/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World