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Askoid jar (Italic-impasto ware)
early 7th century BCE-mid 7th century

Medium
fired clay
Measurements
7.6 × 8.9 × 9.2 cm
Place/s of Execution
Italy
Accession Number
80J-D1A
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1893
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Small, grey, two-handled, cube-shaped vessel with neck and four-sided body, two corners of which coincide with the handle bases. Strap handles join rim. A hole has been made in the base after the manufacture of the vase. No decoration. Hand-made and burnished.