From:Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities
About this objectEast Greek neck amphora. A term given to vases such as these where the neck of the vase appears to be offset from the body. Amphorae are typical storage containers used for a variety of items from liquids to grains.
This amphora features a red-brown paint colour, geometric decoration and images of birds along the shoulder. Considered to be an Eastern Greek replica of Fikellura style pottery from Miletos.
Date MadeEarly 6th Century BC
Date Madeca. 600-570 BC
Place NotesConsidered to have been found near Miletos.
Medium and MaterialsCeramic; Pottery
Style and IconographyArchaic
Style and IconographyOrientalising
Style and IconographyFikellura
MeasurementsHeight 224mm; Diameter 173mm
Named CollectionThe James Logie Memorial Collection, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Credit LinePurchased, 1973
Object TypeStorage Vessels
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