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Antefix fragment

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Antefix fragment, remarkable as being made to fit on top of independent imbrex, which was not adjoined. Light red painted; coarse unglazed; fine design of anthemion in relief. Lower left corner gone.

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

13.3 x 17.1 cm (5 1/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.350

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements