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Fragmentary miniature two-handled jar (amphoriskos)

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Fragments of ovoid body; small base knob. Gray-green body with trails of yellow and blue-green.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); necropolis, possibly sarcophagus 81 or 103. 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, Archaic or Classical Period, Late 6th–5th century B.C.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

5.7 x 4.4 cm (2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.16

Medium or Technique

Glass, core-formed with applied decoration

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels