Terracotta transport amphora
- Mid Imperial
- late 1st–mid-2nd century A.D.
- H. 43 1/4 in. (109.8 cm)
- Credit Line:
- The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
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Although found in Cyprus, this amphora resembles a type that was made in Italy and was frequently used for exporting wine to the western provinces. Examples, however, occur throughout the Roman Empire and even beyond its frontiers at sites as far away as eastern India.