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Very rough, dull gray, unglazed; wedge shaped, rectangular plan; slight ridge at the bottom on one side.

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

12.7 x 6.7 x 4.4 cm (5 x 2 5/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.375

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making