Amphora reused as burial urn

Greek, East Greek
Byzantine Period


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

Dimensions

33.1 x 22 cm (13 1/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

84.208

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red clay, rough. Slight bend in one side of body.

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