Amphora reused as burial urn

Greek, East Greek
7th or 6th century B.C.


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Necropolis

Dimensions

35 x 27.3 cm (13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.202

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Aeolic gray ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small hole near one handle; large part of mouth gone. Amphora used as burial urn.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); necropolis. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America