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Terracotta fragment

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Terracotta, possibly top of ridge acroterion, embossed on one side with head of Janus, in square; on other incised cross lines, in upper corners, above Janus: MC Z Thick, very coarse, 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

10.2 x 7.9 cm (4 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.261

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements