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Burial jar cover

Greek, East Greek


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

Dimensions

4.4 x 14.6 cm (1 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.90

Medium or Technique

Lead

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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).

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 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