Amphora reused as burial urn

Greek, East Greek
5th or 4th century B.C.


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

Dimensions

30.8 x 25.4 cm (12 1/8 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

84.205

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Slip decorated ceramic with lead lid (Res. 84.90, M 628).

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