A Samian pottery amphora made in a compact, micaceous red-brown fabric. The jar has a small foot, concave sides, rounded shoulder and a short, cylindrical neck. On either side of the neck a loop-handle extends to the shoulder. There are two incised marks on the shoulder: one made pre-firing beside the base of one handle; the other incised post-firing in the middle. The surface of the jar is damaged in places, especially towards the foot.

An00889273 001 l

Thing

Made Of
pottery
Type of Thing
handle, transport amphora

Place

Found In
Tell Dafana
Made In
Samos

Time

Acquired In
1888
Made
6thC BC
Period/Culture
South Ionian, Hellenistic, Archaic Greek

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