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Terracotta transport amphora

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
early 3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 33 7/16 in. (85 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.356
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Red clay with pointed bottom, and moulded lines on body and neck.
From Cyprus

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