Amphora reused as burial urn
Greek, East Greek
7th or 6th century B.C.
Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Necropolis
35 x 27.3 cm (13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Aeolic gray ware
Not On View
Small hole near one handle; large part of mouth gone. Amphora used as burial urn.
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.
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America