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Wedge-shaped; rectangular base; quite perfect; hole near top; very rough.

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 4.1 x 10.2 cm (2 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.377

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making