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Amphora reused as burial urn

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Small hole near one handle; large part of mouth gone. Amphora used as burial urn.

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

Greek, East Greek, 7th or 6th century B.C.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

35 x 27.3 cm (13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.202

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Aeolic gray ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels