Fragmentary miniature two-handled jar (amphoriskos)

Greek, East Greek
Archaic or Classical Period
Late 6th–5th century B.C.


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Necropolis, possibly sarcophagus 81 or 103

Dimensions

5.7 x 4.4 cm (2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.16

Medium or Technique

Glass, core-formed with applied decoration

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragments of ovoid body; small base knob. Gray-green body with trails of yellow and blue-green.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); necropolis, possibly sarcophagus 81 or 103. 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