Amphora

Greek, East Greek


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Rhodes

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 298.

Dimensions

32.1 cm (12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.87

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, (Samian ?);"Fikellura"

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Above foot a band of rays; then a band of “sickle ornament”, a band of diagonal lines, a space decorated with small crosses, and another band of diagonals.
On shoulder:
Side A: Two horses pursued by hound.
Side B: Alternating palmettes and lotos.
Neck decorated with (A) meander and (B) guilloche. Creamy slip.
High shoulder, reeded handles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. S. T. Morse