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Antefix

Fragmentary antefix, Type A. Lower part, egg and dart and start of anthemion, joined by J. T. C. to P 4136 to which it did not originally belong. (P4136 is Res.84.270.)

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); vicinity of bath, lower town. 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

16.8 x 12.4 cm (6 5/8 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.267

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements