Ionic capital

Greek, East Greek

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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Marble, probably from the island of Prokonnesos, near Istanbul

Not On View


Europe, The Ancient World


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.


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