This stunning Greek amphora vase features a depiction of Herakles. Often referred to as a belly amphora, an amphora vase is a wide-mouthed jar with vertical handles on both sides and a wide body. The amphora was used as general-purpose container that could hold liquid (honey, milk, oil, wine or water), dry goods, or small foods such as olives.
- Terracotta clay - 12 inches high x 7.5 inches diameter x 4.5 inches diameter base - Dust gently; wipe with damp cloth - For decorative use only - not food safe - Handcrafted in Athens, Greece - Item #: amph herk
This item qualifies for Oversized Shipping and is not eligible for Free Shipping promotions. Located at the base of the Acropolis in the Plaka, the oldest section of Athens, is a charming workshop and gallery where artisan Sofia Gani creates intricately detailed replicas of classical Greek Vases. Beautifully hand-painted, Sofia meticulously reproduces Corinthian, Geometric, Red or Black Figure designs on each unique terracotta piece.
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