Fillet

Greek, East Greek
Late Archaic Period
first half of the 5th century B.C.


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Sarcophagus 71; Place of Manufacture: Turkey (probably), Troad, Assos

Dimensions

34.6 cm (13 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.227

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Evanthea and Leo Condakes Gallery (Gallery 113A)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Thin, plain band with an omega-shaped loop at one end and a small hole at the other. The ends of the omega are curled into scrolls. There is a break going halfway through the approximate midpoint of the fillet.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); Sarcophagus 71. 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