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Fragment of a terracotta architectural tile

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Lydian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 7/8 x 3 9/16 in. (9.8 x 9 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Excavation of Sardis, 1926
Accession Number:
26.199.79
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The inscribed sign may have indicated the placement of the piece.
Excavated at Sardis

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