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Black patterned two-handled oil flask (amphoriskos)

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Decorated with net work of black lines on red clay; slip-decorated ceramic. One handle broken.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); sarcophagus No. 74. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek, Classical or Hellenistic Period, about 400–370 B.C.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

9.5 x 4.1 cm (3 3/4 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.106

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels