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A stamped Greek Amphora handle, Rhodes- 10.16 cm

Lot reference 13066807

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3rd - 2nd century BC- Greece

Of fired terracotta, with stamped impression positioned at the top of the handle, circular in form stating merchant name and featuring the central motif of a rose - symbol of Rhodes.

In Greece, manufacturing of commercial amphorae began in the 8th century B.C. and the systematic stamping of amphorae began at the end of the 5th century B.C. Stamping probably started because of the wine quality standards demanded by Athens during this time but only the amphorae used for transportation were stamped.

Condition: Fragment originally from a transportation amphora, the handle itself is intact with very fine stamped impression. Custom mounted.

Provenance: Private Maryland collection acquired between 1968-1969.

Material: Terracotta
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The seller hereby guarantees the lot to be authentic, acquired by legal means and due diligence conducted to ensure stated provenance.


Based in historic Georgetown, Washington DC, Sands of Time Ancient Art gallery offer a wide range of exceptional antiquities, carefully selected for their historical importance, intrinsic beauty and artistic value. All objects sold by Sands of Time are guaranteed for authenticity and provenance, and are accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and related documentation. Our extensive collection includes museum-quality art in stone, bronze, pottery, glass and gold from ancient civilizations ranging from the ancient Near East and Egypt to the Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Byzantine, PreColumbian and Gandharan worlds.

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