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A Hellenistic or Roman Amphoriskos

Possibly Roman

Black on yellowish-grey clay, incised

Height: 14.5cm

Museum number: L5

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 554help-vermeule-catalogue-number

On display: Library-Dining Room
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Curatorial note

An amphoriskos is a Greek vase resembling an amphora but much smaller, typically about 3 or 4 inches high. The decoration on this example consists of two incised lines at the handles and an incised line close to the foot.

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