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Lid of burial jar

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Lid of burial jar; urn of good Greek period, not Archaic. Black clay, black glaze, nearly half gone; two concentric shallow pressed rings inside; projecting ring outside.

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

17.5 x 4.1 cm (6 7/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.297

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels