Greek, East Greek
Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale)
2.5 x 15.3 cm (1 x 6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
In two pieces joined. Acanthus and scroll on lower part; honey-suckle on upper.
Marble has been scientifically tested with X-Ray Diffraction and determined to be Calcitic.
Harvard Lab No. HI104: Isotope ratios - delta13C +2.84 / delta18O -1.23, Attribution - Prokonnesos, Thasos-Cape Phaneri and Thasos-Aliki, Usak, Denizli 1, Doliana 2, Iasos, Mani.
From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America