Miniature cup with high handles (kantharos)

Greek, East Greek


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Pithos No. 1

Dimensions

5.4 x 5.4 cm (2 1/8 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.92

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, local (Aeolic) gray ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rough unglazed brown clay. This was a popular form of drinking vessel in northern Greece and along the coast of Asia Minor.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); pithos No. 1. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America