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Thin vessel, red clay, burnt on outside to dense black (by household use?). No glaze; rough; plain.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); rubbish heap in 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

4.8 x 5.7 cm (1 7/8 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.315

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels