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Marble architectural fragment with palmette from the Temple of Artemis at Sardis

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd or 2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Other: 11 in. (27.9 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Excavation of Sardis, 1926
Accession Number:
26.199.279
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 160
This fragment is likely from the central part of the underside of a bolster (long narrow cushion) from an Ionic column capital from the temple.
Excavated at Sardis

Butler, Howard Crosby. 1925. Architecture: The Temple of Artemis, Sardis, Vol. 2, pt. 1. Leiden: E.J. Brill.

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