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Tegula

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Lower edge of tegula; black clay. Remarkable fragment, being no trace of side lip. Side surface perfectly preserved; possibly not used for roofing in usual system.

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

3.8 x 10.5 x 10.5 cm (1 1/2 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.333

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements