Amphora shape of Native Apulia (Messapian Trozella)

Italic, Native Apulian, Messapian
Archaic Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 700.

Dimensions

Height to top of handles: 19.3 cm (7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.8067

Medium or Technique

Ceramic; creamy slip with brown decoration

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Of the form known as Messapian trozella. In panel on front two nude figures on either side of tree; other decoration geometric. Creamy slip, decoration brown. Amphora-shaped vase.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Forman Sale II, lot 91.); (according to Fairbanks, Catalogue: From Egnatia (?)); purchased for MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund