Amphoras at Histria, Istria, Constanta

RIBApix ref no RIBA25775
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryRomania
CityIstria
Subject Date-480
Image Date1969
ViewExterior
StyleGreek
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/RM/9 (ES3829.6)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Histria, or Istros, is an ancient site located between the lower Danube and the Dobrogea coast of the Black Sea, established by Milesian settlers to trade with the native Getae. Archaeological excavations were started by Vasile Parvan in 1914.

Subject tags

Vernacular architecture, household accessories