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Antefix and Tegula

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Billet-molding and very elaborate relief anthemion on front. Coarse unglazed red clay, painted red; complete antefix. Four pieces, mended.

Provenance

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

13.3 x 27.3 x 28.3 cm (5 1/4 x 10 3/4 x 11 1/8 in.) (lower section) 13.3 x 12.7 x 3.8 cm. (5 1/4 x 5 x 1 1/2 in.) (upper section, formerly Cls.Inv.115)

Accession Number

RES.84.274a

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements