Weaving weight

Greek, East Greek


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

Dimensions

7 x 4.1 x 10.2 cm (2 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.377

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Wedge-shaped; rectangular base; quite perfect; hole near top; very rough.

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