Fragment of a capital
Byzantine (Coptic) Period
Findspot: Egypt, Sakkara, Monastery of St. Jeremiah
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a simplified, flat carving of an acanthus leaf, and it is likly a fragment of a column.
From the Coptic Monastery of St. Jeremiah's at Saqqara, Egypt, excavated by J. E. Quibell in 1905-6.
Gift of the Western Art Visiting Committee