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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.144
Title
Stamped Amphora Handle
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
handle
Date
1st-3rd century CE
Period
Roman Imperial period, Middle
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/287809
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Stamped
Dimensions
18 cm (7 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: TA ligature (A with top stroke of T above) in ink = Thomas Ashby
  • stamp and inscription: CEXNN
    (unidentified)
Provenance
From Monte Testaccio, acquired; by George J. Pfeiffer and Rachel Hartwell Pfeiffer, Cambridge, MA (by 1905), gift; to the Department of the Classics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (1905-1977), transfer; to the Fogg Museum, 1977.
Transfer from Department of the Classics, 1977.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Department of the Classics, Harvard University, Gift of Pfeiffer-Hartwell Collection
Accession Year
1977
Object Number
1977.216.144
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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