transport amphora / handle
Flattened handle with a gradual curve from a transport amphora. Clay fine orange-pink; cream slip. Circular stamp at top of handle with Greek inscription.
- 210BC-200BC (?)
- Made in: Rhodes
- Found/Acquired: Naukratis
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,Naukratis)
- Height: 6 centimetres (Max preserved)
- Height: 3.9 centimetres (Handle)
- Width: 2.3 centimetres (Handle circa)
- Height: 2.1 centimetres (Stamp)
Inscription Typecontrol mark
Inscription Positiontop of handle
Inscription CommentCircular stamp.
Petrie diary, 1884-1885 (EES Archive XVII 47), p.71, 15
Previously unregistered. Excavated 1884-1885
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA72113
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