Wine Jar Fragment: Handle


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Wine Jar Fragment: Handle   (1922.01.0042)
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Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Hellenistic, 200 to 0 BCE
Culture Ancient - Greek

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 7.86 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 5.06 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.00 cm
Weight 91 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic
Manufacturing Processes N/A
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description

HANDLES FROM WINE JARS: In antiquity the handles of large wine jars were stamped to indicate their origin. One handle bore the dealer's name, the other the name of a yearly elected magistrate whose name dated the vintage. These handles all are stamped with the dealer's name.

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication University of Marburg Archaeological Seminar Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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