Black patterned two-handled oil flask (amphoriskos)

Greek, East Greek
Classical or Hellenistic Period
about 400–370 B.C.


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

Dimensions

9.5 x 4.1 cm (3 3/4 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.106

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Decorated with net work of black lines on red clay; slip-decorated ceramic. One handle broken.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); sarcophagus No. 74. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America