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Fragment of a capital

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This is a simplified, flat carving of an acanthus leaf, and it is likly a fragment of a column.

Provenance

From the Coptic Monastery of St. Jeremiah's at Saqqara, Egypt, excavated by J. E. Quibell in 1905-6.

Credit Line

Gift of the Western Art Visiting Committee

Egyptian, Byzantine (Coptic) Period,

Findspot

Sakkara, Egypt

Accession Number

15.1226a

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Columns and capitals