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Amphora (red polished III ware)

Amphora (red polished III ware)
1900 BCE-1575 BCE

37.7 × 27.1 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1968
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Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Large hand built amphora with rounded body, everted rim and slightly flattened base. There are two large handles joined to the neck and upper body or shoulder. Two perforated lugs are positioned on the shoulders of the handle and at the base. Two lines of chain decoration are located on the upper body. One is situated immediately below the neck and encircles the vessel; the second is slighly lower and runs to the base of the handles before tailing off at either side approximately 9.0 cm down the body of the vessel. One chain does not quite meet the base of the handle. One lug is completely pierced.