Burial jar cover
Greek, East Greek
Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale)
4.4 x 14.6 cm (1 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Lead cover to burial jar. An irregular circular piece of lead, bent over rudely to form a saucer-shaped cover. Slit in one side of rim, to make fit. Perfect, but covered with light flaky rust. Belongs with P 4194 (84.205).
From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America