Tegula tile fragment

Greek, East Greek


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

Dimensions

6.7 x 11.7 x 29.2 cm (2 5/8 x 4 5/8 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.281

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Edge tegula tile. Molded with projection to secure accurate joint, ornamented with meander pattern in relief; red unglazed; Grecian fret. In 2 pieces, mended.

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