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Figurine of a bird

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Figurine of a bird with no feet; red, unglazed clay; very crude.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); from a sarcophagus. 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, Archaic Period,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Accession Number

84.142

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture