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Spindly oil bottle (fusiform unguentarium)

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Light uniform clay color, unglazed.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 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, Late Hellenistic Period, 2nd century B.C

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

13.7 x 3.2 cm (5 3/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.99

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels