Ancient Bronze Age Twin Handled Amphora

Ancient Bronze Age Twin Handled Amphora

Item Number: 26351

$4,900.00

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Period: Bronze Age, 3500-1200 BCE
Dimensions: 22” without stand; 24” with
Condition: Superb
Region: Malta
Provenance: Present owner bought this piece from an old English collection in the 1980s.
Description
This ancient twin handled amphora, wine or oil storage jar, found in Malta and dating to the bronze age. Very rare and in excellent condition. There is a very old inscription and date written on the lower part of the vase Writing is quotation Malta, found by Irish fusilier Wadham, Terry, June… 1810 and quotation marks. Beautiful custom Lucite stand
Wadham was made an ensign on 24 March 1866. There is a Wadham college at Oxford

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