Jug

Roman
Imperial Period
probably 2nd century A.D.


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Sarcophagus no. 68

Dimensions

11.4 x 9.2 cm (4 1/2 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.21

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pale green; almost entirely incrusted with brown; strap handle; coarse; large piece broken out of side. This unusual form with hemispherical body may have been a distinctive type of Asia Minor.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); sarcophagus no. 68. 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