Pitcher used as a burial urn

Greek, East Greek
Hellenistic Period
4th to 1st century B.C.


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Sarcophagus No. 75

Dimensions

31.2 x 20 cm (12 5/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.210

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red clay, uneven in color; one handle.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); sarcophagus No. 75. 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