Small Capital

Small Capital, Late 5th/Early 6th c.

This small marble capital from the Round Church features an acanthus leaf decoration that transitions into small carved scrolls at the corners.  Capitals such as these were located around the church and were instrumental in its accurate dating.

Provenience: Round Church

Date: Late 5th/Early 6th c.

Height: 35 cm

Width: 22.5 cm

Object Number: 29-107-886 (No field number)

Museum Record

Further Reading: 

Nocera, Daira.  "The Round Church."  Expedition Magazine 55, Issue 1:16-20.