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Capital with Acanthus Leaves

Object Name:
4th century
Made in Egypt
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 300
Marble was often imported from quarries near Constantinople. This capital is carved in the classical Corinthian style, based on the shape of acanthus leaves.
Government of Egypt(until 1912; sold to MMA)
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