Burial jar

Greek, East Greek


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Corner of 3rd enclosure

Dimensions

25.1 x 32.4 cm (9 7/8 x 12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.295

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red pot; covered with a brick when found, and contained no earth, only calcined bones. Uniform color. No glaze. Body perfect with two shallow impressed rings on shoulder. Neck much broken; a series of shallow wave-like rings. One handle perfect. Foot broken.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); corner of third enclosure, 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