transport amphora / handle
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Amygdaloid handle from a transport amphora. Clay medium micaceous grey-brown; white inclusions. 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: 5.3 centimetres (Max preserved)
- Height: 4.9 centimetres (Handle)
- Width: 3.1 centimetres (Handle)
- Width: 2.1 millimetres (Stamp)
- Height: 1.8 millimetres (Stamp)
Inscription Typecontrol mark
Inscription Positiontop of handle
Inscription CommentRectangular stamp. Prow symbol.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA72123
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