Amphora

Greek, South Italian ?


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.455 H. 0.25 D.

Accession Number

89.259

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Glaze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Repainted in modern times. Embossed laurel wreath on neck. the upper part, including neck and handles, and the foot appear to be restorations. From Nola.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Pio Marinangeli, Rome (said to be from Nola); March 1889: purchased by R. Lanciani from Pio Marinangeli; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1889

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution