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Athenian; black glaze bowl with stamped decoration; circular; elaborately impressed ornament in center of interior; surface much scaled. Rim molded in two rings.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); necropolis. 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 Period, about 430 B.C.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

3.1 x 11.4 cm (1 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

84.87

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels