Frieze block

Greek, East Greek
Hellenistic Period
2nd century B.C.


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Asia Minor, Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Heroon

Dimensions

75 x 40 x 29.9 cm (29 1/2 x 15 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.77

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Frieze block with triglyph flanked by metopes. Corners and edges broken.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); Heroon. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America