Weight for a dress

Greek, East Greek
Archaic Period


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

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.) Rope: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.553

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Weights and measures

Bell-shaped weight for dress, perforated from top through bottom.

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