Weaving weight

Greek, East Greek


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

Dimensions

9.8 x 12.1 cm (3 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.369

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Very rough, coarse red, unglazed; very irregular oval; flat and smooth on one side; much nicked on the other.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 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