Amphora

Italic, Native Apulian, Messapian
Archaic Period
late 6th–5th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Apulia

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 699.

Dimensions

14.1 cm (5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8111

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

“Messapian trozella”. Decorated with a broad band, divided in compartments, decorated with birds, rosettes, and geometric devices. Red is used freely. Cream-colored slip. Amphora-shaped vase with angular handles. The handles have flat disks at the bottom and top angle.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Brindisi.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund