Pitcher reused as burial urn

Greek, East Greek


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

Dimensions

33.7 x 23.8 cm (13 1/4 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.212

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One handle. Red, coarse clay. Upper rim somewhat broken, and a piece gone.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); necropolis. 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