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Two-handled jar with lid

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Light buff clay with warm pinkish-buff slip; dull black glaze. Handles black, black line around shoulder and rim; inside all black; black ring on knob and around it. Small hole in wall of jar.


By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; November 13, 1958: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 125.58); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Greek, South Italian, about 5th century B.C. (?)

Place of Manufacture

Campania, Italy


12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Plain Ware


The Ancient World