A nice grey-ware amphora, Eastern Mediterranean, c. 7th - 9th Century AD, the body near round, the base tapering to a disk foot. The neck narrow with collared mouth and thick lip, the handles joining just below the collar from the shoulder. H: 10 3/4 in (27.3 cm). Light deposits. A few areas of iron staining, perhaps from the chain which supported the stopper. Ex Donald Simmounds collection, UK.
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