Hook

Roman or Byzantine
Late Roman or Byzantine (?)


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Near the gymnasium

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 609; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 126 (additional published references).

Dimensions

29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

84.84

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

The hook has three pendant hooks. Dark green patina.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey; near gymnasium. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America