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Marble fragment of an Ionic column base from the Temple of Artemis at Sardis

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Other (w/ on diagonal): 15 5/8 in. (39.7 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Excavation of Sardis, 1926
Accession Number:
26.199.282
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 160
The guilloche pattern on this fragment corresponds to that used on certain column bases from the peristyle of 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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