Red-ware pot with lid

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Phrygian
Iron Age
about 700 B.C.


Object Place: Turkey, Gordion

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 9.4 cm (4 5/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.1182a-b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Phrygian “red-ware” pot. Handles on body have movable rings attached (based on metal prototypes like bronze cauldrons found at Gordion). Cover has two S-shaped pieces meeting to form handle. Perfect condition.

Provenance

Said to be from Gordion. By 1960: Mrs. C.C. Vermeule, Jr. collection (purchased in Istanbul); 1960: given to the MFA by Mrs. C.C. Vermeule, Jr.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. C. C. Vermeule, Jr.