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Antefix

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Fragmentary antefix; Type A. Orange color, coarse, unglazed, upper part with full anthemion. Att. of imbrex on back, joined by J. T. C. to P 4130 to which it did not originally belong. (P 4130 is Res.84.267.)

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); 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

18.7 x 15.6 cm (7 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.270

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements