Clay handle

Greek, East Greek


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

Dimensions

2.9 x 4.1 x 4.8 cm (1 1/8 x 1 5/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.240

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Broken handle of lamp or small vase, probably the former. Shows juncture of upper and lower pressings of clay; spiral ornament in relief; gray unglazed clay.

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