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Heavily rusted. Both ends wedge shape of different patterns: middle solid with elliptical hole for handle. ByzantineChristian ?

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); deep in earth of Acropolis. 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)

Accession Number

RES.84.67

Medium or Technique

Iron

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The Ancient World

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