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Antefix fragment

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Light red, unglazed; lower portion of antefix only and much battered; has the stem of an anthemion and some of the scrolls, in relief; slight ridge on back.

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

14.6 x 11.1 cm (5 3/4 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.351

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements