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Ancient Art

Askos

3rd century B.C.

Ceramic. Gnathia ware. Black glaze (olive green-gray, Munsell FYR 7/4) with added red (Munsell 10R 3/3), yellow, and white pigments painted over, and added red wash.

4 5/8 × 4 1/16 in. (11.7 × 10.3 cm)
diam. of mouth: 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm)
diam. of foot: 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.300
Culture: 
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Period: 
Hellenistic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ex collection Dr. Paul Arndt, Munich. From Bari.

Bibliography: 

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases at Yale University, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1922).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.