Water Jar

Greek or Byzantine (?)


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

Dimensions

15.2 x 16.2 cm (6 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.305

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of neck and shoulder of water jar, with ribbed handle. Shoulder with impressed fine rings; handle perfect; trefoil mouth, part gone. Light gray slip; uniform color; unglazed. Late date. Used up to desertion of the spot.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); Greek cistern. 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