Greek Shipwreck Amphora

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.
Height: 23 in. (58.5 cm).
Intact.

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.

Inv#: 5487

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