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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.61
Title
Twisted Amphora Handle
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
handle
Date
4th-1st century BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa
Period
Roman Republican period
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/175190
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Handmade
Dimensions
13.45 cm (5 5/16 in.)
Provenance
Collected by Horton O'Neil outside Carthage, 1924-1925.
Given to McDaniel Collection by O'Neil in June, 1967.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Alice Corinne McDaniel Collection, Department of the Classics, Harvard University
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.61
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Spiral incision drawn around handle. Coarse sand temper with mica. Fabric is strong red-brown with yellow surface. Finger marks at handle attachment.

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