Amphora reused as burial urn

Greek, East Greek


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

Dimensions

21 x 17.8 cm (8 1/4 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

84.211

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two rows of fine impressed lines. Remains of a cover in minute fragments. A piece of the rim gone. gray clay.

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