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Red ware amphora

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Highly burnished red ware amphora with massive loop handle and applied roundels representing the Hittite royal insignia.

Provenance

1982, sold by Mohammad Yeganeh, Frankfurt, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 15, 1982)

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Hittite, Hittite Old Kingdom, 1650–1400 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

eastern Anatolia

Dimensions

Height: 49 cm (19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.409

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels