Jar

Roman Provincial


Dimensions

Height: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

78.155

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Traces of channelled lines around the body. Rim broken.
Coarse clay. Short narrow neck. Two handles placed as in “stirrup-jugs”. Formerly sealed with red wax.

Provenance

By 1878: Charles G. Loring Collection (said to be from the Catacombs of Malta); gift of Charles G. Loring to MFA, Dec. 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Greely Loring