Two-handled jar with lid

Greek, South Italian
about 5th century B.C. (?)


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Campania

Dimensions

12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.1302

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Plain Ware

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Light buff clay with warm pinkish-buff slip; dull black glaze. Handles black, black line around shoulder and rim; inside all black; black ring on knob and around it. Small hole in wall of jar.

Provenance

By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; November 13, 1958: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 125.58); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer