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Revetment or sima

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Possibly revetment or sima; head of Helios surrounded by rays, impressed upon one side, in a round; this side smooth and bevelled: other side rough; light red, unglazed.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 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

7 x 13.3 cm (2 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.340

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements