Amphora

Roman
Roman Republican or Early Imperial
late 1st BC or early 1st AD


Dimensions

Overall: 85 x 38 cm (33 7/16 x 14 15/16 in.) 51 LBS DV add 10 for wall mount

Accession Number

85.476

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Plain Ware

On View

Gallery 212A-B

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Transport Amphora.

Spotted yellow-brown, coarse clay; pointed end, and two handles. “Said to have been dug up from the sand off Salamis. Aquired through Carondonis.”

Provenance

Said to have been dug up from the sand off Salamis and acquired through Carandonis; by 1885: H. P. Kidder Collection; gift of H. P. Kidder to MFA, August, 1885

Credit Line

Gift of Henry P. Kidder