Almond-shaped AmphoriskosReplica Size: H. 12.8 cm
Original: red-figured clay
Replica: handpainted clay
Greek, Attic, 1st half of the 4th century B.C.
An amphoriskos is a ceramic vessel that was used for massage oils and perfumes. This example was found in Bosco di Acerra, in Italy, the coastal regions of which were partially colonized by the Greeks.