Greek Shipwreck Amphora
An ancient Greek large pottery transport amphora from a shipwreck, with a painted Greek inscription on the shoulder, "...MMOU FUP," perhaps naming the contents.
Ca. 4th - 1st century BC.
Amphorae of this type were used for the storage and transportation of liquids, especially wine, olive oil, garum (fish sauce) and other foodstuffs.
Formerly the O. D. collection, Augsburg, Germany; subsequently in a New York private collection.