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Pitcher reused as burial urn

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One handle. Red, coarse clay. Upper rim somewhat broken, and a piece gone.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); necropolis. 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

33.7 x 23.8 cm (13 1/4 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.212

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels