Capital

Greek, East Greek


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

Dimensions

27.5 x 68.3 x 67.5 cm (10 13/16 x 26 7/8 x 26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

84.28

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Unusual form. Echinus is a series of leaves, hollowed out beneath. Necking of plain cylindrical form. Abacus much broken.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); baths. 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