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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.

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Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek,


Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)


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

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Marble, probably from the island of Prokonnesos, near Istanbul


The Ancient World


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