Italic, Native Apulian, Messapian
late 6th–5th century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Italy, Apulia
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 699.
14.1 cm (5 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Not On View
“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.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Brindisi.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund