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A ROMAN MARBLE CORINTHIAN CAPITAL
A ROMAN MARBLE CORINTHIAN CAPITAL

CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.

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A ROMAN MARBLE CORINTHIAN CAPITAL
circa 2nd-3rd century a.d.
With two tiers of acanthus leaves, with foliate stems between the upper leaves from which spring the outer and inner helices, the abacus originally with rosettes
19in. (48.25cm.) high

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For a similar capital see no. 4 in Giuliano, ed., Museo Nazionale Romano, Le Sulture, I, 11.
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