Red ware amphora

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Hittite
Hittite Old Kingdom
1650–1400 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: eastern Anatolia

Dimensions

Height: 49 cm (19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.409

Medium or Technique

Pottery

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Highly burnished red ware amphora with massive loop handle and applied roundels representing the Hittite royal insignia.

Provenance

1982, sold by Mohammad Yeganeh, Frankfurt, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 15, 1982)

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund