Antefix and Tegula

Greek, East Greek


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Vicinity of bath

Dimensions

13.3 x 27.3 x 28.3 cm (5 1/4 x 10 3/4 x 11 1/8 in.) (lower section) 13.3 x 12.7 x 3.8 cm. (5 1/4 x 5 x 1 1/2 in.) (upper section, formerly Cls.Inv.115)

Accession Number

RES.84.274a

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Billet-molding and very elaborate relief anthemion on front. Coarse unglazed red clay, painted red; complete antefix. Four pieces, mended.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); vicinity of bath. 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