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Ancient Art

Coptic stone architectural sill carved with acanthus leaves.

6th century A.D.

Limestone

21 × 17.25 × 68 cm (8 1/4 × 6 13/16 × 26 3/4 in.)
Gift of the Olsen Foundation
1956.8.38
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Coptic
Classification: 
Sculpture
Bibliography: 

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 319, no. 145, pl. 145.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.