transport amphora / handle
Oval handle from a transport amphora. Clay fine red-brown; no mica. Rectangular stamp at top of handle with Greek inscription and prow symbol.
- 325BC-275BC (circa)
- Made in: Knidos (?)
- (Asia,Turkey,Aegean Region (Turkey),Caria,Knidos)
- Found/Acquired: Naukratis (?)
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,Naukratis)
- Height: 7.6 centimetres (Max preserved)
- Height: 4.3 centimetres (Handle)
- Height: 2.4 millimetres (Handle)
- Width: 2.1 millimetres (Stamp)
- Width: 2.1 centimetres (Stamp)
Inscription Typecontrol mark
Inscription Positiontop of handle
Inscription Translationof Philiskos
Inscription CommentRectangular stamp. Prow symbol. Lunate sigma.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA72129
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