Amphora
Amphora
Amphora
Amphora
Amphora

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Amphora

Cypriot


Amphorae of this early type were storage vessels, especially for wine. This example is in an early geometric style from the island of Cyprus. The dark surface reveals that the vase was once damaged by smoke in a fire.

Cypriot Art

Amphorae of this early type were storage vessels, especially for wine. This example is in an early geometric style from the island of Cyprus. The dark surface reveals that the vase was once damaged by smoke in a fire.

Object Information

culture
Cypriot
materials
pigment
dimensions
27-1/2 x approximately 18 (diam.) in.
accession number
28.23
credit line
Martha Delzell Memorial Fund
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Ancient Art of the Mediterranean
colors