Two-handled jjar (amphora)

Greek
Orientalizing to Archaic Period
600–575 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Crete or Peloponnesus (Corinth?)

Dimensions

22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.388

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Interior of neck, lip and handles all painted black. Below lip a band of black zig-zags; red band. On neck, double zig-zags alternate with dotted circles (in black) in “reverse SOS” design; red band. On body, variety of thick and thin bands, in red, black and reserve.

Provenance

By 1960: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (acquired in Athens); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, May 10, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III