Amphora with Spiked Handles

Amphora with Spiked Handles

700-675 BC

Brown impasto ceramic

Diameter: 26.2 cm (10 5/16 in.); Overall: 31.3 x 29.1 cm (12 5/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1995.64


Fun Fact

The form and brown color of this amphora or storage vessel were intended to mimic metal.

See also
GR - Italic
Greek and Roman Art
Type of artwork: 

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