Amphora reused as burial urn

Greek, East Greek


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

Dimensions

15.9 x 17.8 cm (6 1/4 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

84.213

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red clay; black outside. Upper rim very ragged. Note in 1967, one handle detached and left inside 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