Fragmentary kernos

Greek, East Greek
Archaic? Period


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

Dimensions

Overall height x diameter: 2.5 x 16.8 cm (1 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.575.1-2

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two joining fragments of rim in buff clay, with pale red and black paint. The outerside of the ring has two thick black and one thin red horizontal bands. Inside has two thin red bands and where the upper band passes around roots of attached cups, the band spreads into long pointed leaf shapes.

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