3 June 2009
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION
AN EGYPTIAN POTTERY AMPHORA
ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
Ovoid in form, painted in dark brown with two bands of leaves with undulating stems, thin and thick plain bands in between, the shoulders with columns of vines, saw-tooth in between, with twin ring handles
15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) high
with Anavian Gallery, New York, 1982.
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For the shape and type see pl. 97.23 in Kelley, The Pottery of Ancient Egypt.
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