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Terracotta amphora (jar)

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
2nd half of 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; Eastern Sigillata A ware
Dimensions:
H. 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm) diameter 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.856
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
Red glazed vase with two handles and incised lines on shoulder; terra sigillata.
Said to be from Cyprus

1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. no. 48, p. 266, pl. 332.

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