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Very rough, coarse red, unglazed; very irregular oval; flat and smooth on one side; much nicked on the other.

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

9.8 x 12.1 cm (3 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.369

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making