Roman Amphora with Chariot Racing Scene


Roman Amphora with Chariot Racing Scene

An ancient Roman pottery amphora with a cylindrical neck. The surface is decorated with mold-made applied scenes of the Circus Maximus. The upper register depicts a chariot race, below are horse trainers.

Ca. 1st - 2nd century AD.
Height: 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm).
One handle lacking.

cf.: E. Kohne & C. Ewigleben, eds. Gladiators and Caesars (Berkeley, 2000) p. 102, no. 114.

Formerly in the F. K. collection, California, 1980's.

Inv#: 6033


Guaranteed Authentic

More Images:



Hixenbaugh Ancient Art LTD, 537A West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011

212-989-9743   -

Copyright © 2006-2019 Hixenbaugh Ancient Art