Antefix fragment

Greek, East Greek


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

Dimensions

13.3 x 17.1 cm (5 1/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.350

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Antefix fragment, remarkable as being made to fit on top of independent imbrex, which was not adjoined. Light red painted; coarse unglazed; fine design of anthemion in relief. Lower left corner gone.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); lower town. 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