Amphora handle

Roman
Hellenistic period
150–50 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el-Yahudiya

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 8 cm (1 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.1125

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The lettering on this amphora handle, P. ARPIN…, probably names the Roman official under whose authority its contents were sealed.

Provenance

From Tell el-Yahudiya.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription