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Terracotta architectural tile

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Lydian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. (20 x 24.8 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Excavation of Sardis, 1926
Accession Number:
26.199.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Decorated terracotta tiles were fixed to the roof line and upper walls of Lydian houses.
Excavated at Sardis

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