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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 48

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN POTTERY OLIVE OIL AMPHORA

    LATE 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN POTTERY OLIVE OIL AMPHORA
    LATE 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.
    The body flaring towards the base, with small knob foot and twin vertical handles, with marine encrustation
    31½ in. (80 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    German private collection, formed during the 1960s-1970s.