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Frieze block

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Frieze block with triglyph flanked by metopes. Corners and edges broken.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); Heroon. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 2nd century B.C.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

75 x 40 x 29.9 cm (29 1/2 x 15 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.77

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements