Clamp

Greek, East Greek


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Acropolis temple

Dimensions

18.7 x 5.7 x 3.5 cm (7 3/8 x 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.51

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Iron clamp, cast in lead. Long narrow shank, turned up at right angles on each end, widening in the middle. Very rough lead incrustation. Iron of shank shows plainly.
Report 1882-3, p. 66.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); Acropolis temple. 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