Weaving weight

Greek, East Greek


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

Dimensions

12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.367

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Flat oval, irregular shaped; rounded edges; dull red; hole near one end; possibly impressed finger marks around edges.

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