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Terracotta amphora handle with stamp

Date:
ca. 220–180 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Rhodian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Other: 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Cesnola Inscriptions
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2422
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The stamp bears the name of the potter Herakleitos.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1978, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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