Edge of tegula tile

Greek, East Greek


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

Dimensions

6 x 12.1 x 12.7 cm (2 3/8 x 4 3/4 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.358

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Edge tegula tile; red, rough, unglazed; molded with projection to secure accurate joint, ornamented with meander pattern in relief.

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