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Fragment of burial jar

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Small fragment of burial jar. white clay tinged with bright yellow above, bordered with black. Sole specimen of its kind found at Assos. Hard ware. Smooth surface.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 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,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

9.2 x 4.4 cm (3 5/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.307

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels