Weaving weight

Greek, East Greek


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

Dimensions

12.7 x 6.7 x 4.4 cm (5 x 2 5/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.375

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Very rough, dull gray, unglazed; wedge shaped, rectangular plan; slight ridge at the bottom on one side.

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