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Terracotta transport amphora

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
ca. 3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 38 9/16 in. (97.9 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.358
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Red clay with pointed bottom and moulded lines on neck.
Said to be from Larnaca (Kition), Cyprus

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