Weaving weight

Greek, East Greek


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

Dimensions

5.4 x 15.2 x 5.4 cm (2 1/8 x 6 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.374

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Gallery 212A-B

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Pyramid shaped with square plan; red, rough, unglazed clay; quite perfect, except large nick at upper end; hole near the top.

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