Terracotta amphora (jar) with lid
last quarter of 6th century B.C.
Overall: 17 3/8in. (44.2cm)
Other (height with cover): 19 11/16in. (50cm)
Other (height without cover): 17 3/8in. (44.2cm)
Gift of F. W. Rhinelander, 1898
Obverse, chariot with gods
Reverse, warrior arming
It is rare for a lid to be preserved with the vase for which it was made. This is such a case, illustrating the original appearance of the amphora.
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