Miniature two-handled jar (amphora)

Roman
Imperial Period, Flavian or Trajanic
A.D. 80–120


Place of Manufacture: South Italy

Dimensions

Height: 8.1 cm (3 3/16 in.); diameter: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.).

Accession Number

50.1743

Medium or Technique

Glazed ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Lead-glazed ware, brown. Wide mouthed amphora; at base of neck, narrow raised band; on body and neck, close-set incisions, covered by glaze.

Provenance

By date unknown: Charles Bain Hoyt Collection (according to his associate Burdon-Muller, the Hoyt "Greek & Roman glass and lead-glazed vases were all purchased from Kelekian and Kouchakji in New York"; bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt to MFA, May 11, 1950

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection