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Greater part of bronze clamp, with traces of oxide of lead. Rectangular section, turned up about an inch at one end and finished: rounded corner. The other end broken with rough fracture. Rough cuts on one edge.

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

18.1 x 3.5 x 1.9 cm (7 1/8 x 1 3/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.49

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment