Terracotta amphora (storage jar)
- Early Imperial
- 1st century A.D.
- Terracotta; red-glaze
- 10 9/16in. (26.9cm)
- Credit Line:
- The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
- Accession Number:
This attractive fineware vessel imitates at a smaller scale the shape of the ubiquitous transport amphora, used principally for wine, oil and garum (fish sauce).