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Ancient Messapian Pottery Stamnos : Southern Italy

Ancient Messapian Pottery Stamnos : Southern Italy

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1116954

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Beautiful ancient Stamnos from Southern Italy. Artifact dates to circa the 5th century BC. The Messapians were well known for their pottery making skills and are widely known for their famous trozella shaped pottery. This lidded stamnos has floral decoration on the lid and band on shoulder and base. Colour and pottery is typical of Messapian art. Measures 5" inches tall.

Provenance: Private Florida collection formed in the 60's, US art auction.