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Horizontal handle of black Archaic burial jar. Gray clay, dull black unglazed coating; handle perfect.

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, Archaic Period,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

5.7 x 7.3 cm (2 1/4 x 2 7/8 in.) handle: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.319

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels