Ionic capital

Greek, East Greek


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

Dimensions

12.7 x 16.5 cm (5 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

84.34

Medium or Technique

Marble, probably from the island of Prokonnesos, near Istanbul

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Back not intended to be seen.

Scientific Analysis:
Harvard Lab No. HI228: Isotope ratios - delta13C +2.87 / delta18O -0.81, Attribution - Prokonnesos, Denizli 1, Iasos, Justification - Faintly grayish, medium to coarse grained marble.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); Gymnasium. 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