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Plaster cast of Corinthian capital with stylised acanthus

  • PC/139
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

The Corinthian order is the most richly carved of all the orders. According to the architectural historian Vitruvius, the column was created by the sculptor Callimachus, probably an Athenian, who drew acanthus leaves growing around a votive basket.

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Plaster cast of fragment of stele

  • PC/084
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Stele refers to an upright stone or slab with an inscribed or sculptured surface, used as a monument or as a commemorative tablet in the face of a building.

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