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Akroterion

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Double faced akroterion. Light red, coarse, unglazed. The upper part. Much nicked and defaced. Has been joined (by J. T. C.) to 4148 to which it did not originally belong.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 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

15.3 x 20 cm (6 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.196

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements