Needle

Greek, East Greek


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Loose earth of lower town

Dimensions

10 x 0.4 cm (3 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.24

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

One end broken off, other end tapers to point.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); loose earth of 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