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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1895.226
Title
Small Amphora
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Cyprus
Culture
Cypriot
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/293165
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Dimensions
12.3 x 8.5 cm (4 13/16 x 3 3/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Professor C.E. Norton and Richard Norton
Accession Year
1895
Object Number
1895.226
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Cream colored clay with cream slip and brown decoration, now dark in color. Decorated with sets of concentric circles on the shoulder, below which are thick lines. Stripes on neck. Flared lip is slightly chipped. Sides of handles and rim of lip are painted. Spherical body, flat base.

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