Amphora card

Amphora

56.217.35

Currently not on display

A large amphora which was joined together by many sherds. The amphora is in White Painted III type decoration with a red surface and quite worn clay and decoration of seven dark brown vertical panels around its neck. The panels are made of a central motif of vertical lozenges, the interior sides of the panel filled in dark brown. The top of the flat and wide circular rim also has decoration of parallel brown lines. Undeneath one of the surviving handles is a large brown circle. The amphora is unstable and sherds from the body, the other handle and the rim are loose.