Lid of burial jar

Greek, East Greek


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

Dimensions

17.5 x 4.1 cm (6 7/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.297

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Lid of burial jar; urn of good Greek period, not Archaic. Black clay, black glaze, nearly half gone; two concentric shallow pressed rings inside; projecting ring outside.

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