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A5222 Amphora, two small loop handles, earthenware, maker not recorded, possibly Rhodes, Greece, c. 300 BCE. Click to enlarge.

Amphora with two small loop handles

Made in Ródos, Nísos, Sporádhes department, Aiyaíon region, Greece, Europe, 300 BC.

Red earthenware vase, 15” high, 6” wide at shoulder and tapering to 1” base, with two small loop handles, 3 1/2” wide mouth, found by I. Macrillos when sponge trawling in the Dodecanese, [period c. 300 BC], probably from the island of Rhodes (LC).

Summary

Object No.

A5222

Object Statement

Amphora, two small loop handles, earthenware, maker not recorded, possibly Rhodes, Greece, c. 300 BCE

Physical Description

Red earthenware vase, 15" high, 6" wide at shoulder and tapering to 1" base, with two small loop handles, 3 1/2" wide mouth, found by I. Macrillos when sponge trawling in the Dodecanese, [period c. 300 BC], probably from the island of Rhodes (LC).

Dimensions

Height

340 mm

Width

170 mm

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1963

Acquisition Date

26 August 1963

Cite this Object

Harvard

Amphora with two small loop handles 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 11 December 2019, <https://ma.as/182758>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/182758 |title=Amphora with two small loop handles |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=11 December 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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