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Two-handled jar (belly amphora)

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Condition: Examined by Mr. Young Jan. 1964 and found to be mostly modern.


By 1889: with Pio Marinangeli, Rome (MFA Register of Pottery: from Corneto Tarquinia); March 1889: purchased by R. Lanciani from Pio Marinangeli; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1889

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 510–500 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 10.


Height: 47.5 cm (18 11/16 in.); diameter: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World