Amphora card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



On display


Plain tall ceramic amphora. Almost straight neck, slight thickening around inverted rim; base round with relatively short spike; spike is dull reddish colour with small white shell/chalk inclusions. Remains of dark brown/black substance around the rim, particularly inside. Handles run from just below the rim almost to the base of the neck. Diameter of mouth, 90 mm; length of spike, 60mm.