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Fillet

Thin, plain band with an omega-shaped loop at one end and a small hole at the other. The ends of the omega are curled into scrolls. There is a break going halfway through the approximate midpoint of the fillet.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); Sarcophagus 71. 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, Late Archaic Period, first half of the 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Assos, Troad, Turkey (probably)

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Accession Number

84.227

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment