Fragmentary burial urn

Greek, East Greek
Archaic Period


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

Dimensions

15.9 x 15.2 cm (6 1/4 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.387

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Ionic ribbon twist; light yellow rough unglazed clay; ornament very rude and sketchy in dull black; principally neck; trefoil mouth; restored from many small pieces.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); 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