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Edge of tegula tile

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Edge tegula tile; red, rough, unglazed; molded with projection to secure accurate joint, ornamented with meander pattern in relief.

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

6 x 12.1 x 12.7 cm (2 3/8 x 4 3/4 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.358

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements