COLLECTION - ART
                           
   
A GREEK WINE AMPHORA 4th Century B.C.

"Wine was not only a frequent companion and solace for the soldier, but sometimes an instigator no doubt an overabundant consumption of which at a party in the palace of Persepolis led to Alexander and his revelers torching the complex."

The body tapered to knop base, remains of broad decorative band with white painted ground with red borders, remains of original red painted resin on neck and twin handles. 77.5 cm high.
Gerhardt Hendershott -
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