Greek or Roman
Hellenistic or Roman Imperial Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Sudan, Gammai, Tomb 15
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 471; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 125 (additional published references).
Height x length: 26.4 x 37 cm (10 3/8 x 14 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Askos form. Long projecting spout. Handle ends in acanthus leaf over spout. Foot integral. From Gamai, tomb 115, #16 B.
From Gammai, tomb 115, no. 16 B. Excavated by Oric Bates and gifted to the MFA by Mrs. Oric Bates.
Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates