Antefix

Greek, East Greek


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Lower town

Dimensions

18.7 x 15.6 cm (7 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.270

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Fragmentary antefix; Type A. Orange color, coarse, unglazed, upper part with full anthemion. Att. of imbrex on back, joined by J. T. C. to P 4130 to which it did not originally belong. (P 4130 is Res.84.267.)

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); lower town. 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