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Property from the Collection of Professor and Mrs. Clifford Ambrose Truesdell
A MEGARIAN WARE POTTERY BOWL

HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY B.C.

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A MEGARIAN WARE POTTERY BOWL HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY B.C. Mold-made and black-glazed, the base centered by a rosette surrounded by a disk, from which radiates a composite floral of six acanthus petals folded at the tip, alternating with two types of acanthus petals, with an Amazonomachy frieze above of seven warriors with circular shields and short swords, alternating with seven Amazons carrying shields and spears, a band of egg-and-dart below the rim 5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) diameter
Provenance
with Charles Ede, London, 1996 (Antiquities, Catalogue 162, no. 13).

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