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Roman Pottery Storage / Transport Jar Fragment

Lot 0136
**Originally Listed At $100**

Roman Empire, ca. 1st century CE. Pottery upper section including the rim, one full handle and a section of the second handle. Most closely resembling a Dressel type 30 amphora with distinct wheel-thrown banding and slightly widened rim. This would have been part of a large - no less than 30" H - vessel that commonly held and transported wine, water, and oil throughout the Mediterranean Sea region. Size: 10.5" W x 5.25" H (26.7 cm x 13.3 cm)

Provenance: ex-private Los Angeles, California, USA collection

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Fragmentary, with nice surface deposits.

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Roman Pottery Storage / Transport Jar Fragment

Estimate $200 - $300Feb 26, 2018
Louisville, CO, USA