Needle

Greek, East Greek
Roman period
1st–2nd century?


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

Dimensions

7.4 x 0.8 x 0.4 cm (2 15/16 x 5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.25

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

One end broken off, yellow color.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); loose earth of 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