Figurine of a pigeon

Greek, East Greek
Archaic Period


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Loose earth of Necropolis

Dimensions

5.1 cm (2 in.)

Accession Number

84.141

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Figurine of a pigeon. Clay black inside; imperfectly baked; red, unglazed clay.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); loose earth of Necropolis. 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