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Two-handled jjar (amphora)

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Interior of neck, lip and handles all painted black. Below lip a band of black zig-zags; red band. On neck, double zig-zags alternate with dotted circles (in black) in "reverse SOS" design; red band. On body, variety of thick and thin bands, in red, black and reserve.

Provenance

By 1960: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (acquired in Athens); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, May 10, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Greek, Orientalizing to Archaic Period, 600–575 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Crete or Peloponnesus (Corinth?), Greece

Dimensions

22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.388

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels