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Akroterion fragment

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In two pieces joined. Acanthus and scroll on lower part; honey-suckle on upper. Scientific Analysis: 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 -...

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Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 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

Greek, East Greek,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

2.5 x 15.3 cm (1 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

84.25

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements