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Console, and pier capital with acanthus motif

  • PH.BZ.002-02-008-019
  • Image
  • 1970

Two objects. Top: console with acanthus motif in upright position; bottom: pier capital in standing position with acanthus decoration, located in the Hagia Sophia Garden.

Betsch, William Earl

Impost capital with stylized acanthus motif

  • PH.BZ.002-02-008-024
  • Image
  • 1970

Very large impost capital with stylized acanthus motif on top of a column, located in the middle of the Hagia Sophia Garden.

Betsch, William Earl

Small and large impost capitals, both with acanthus motif

  • PH.BZ.002-02-008-025
  • Image
  • 1970

Two capitals. Top: small impost capital with acanthus motif that bears the number 175; bottom: large impost capital with acanthus motif on the right half of the capital, located in the Hagia Sophia Garden.

Betsch, William Earl

Pier capital with acanthus motif

  • PH.BZ.002-02-008-051
  • Image
  • 1970

Pier capital with acanthus motif (Paleologue period), located in the Hagia Sophia Garden.

Betsch, William Earl

Pier capital with cross and acanthus motifs

  • PH.BZ.002-02-008-009
  • Image
  • 1970

Pier capital with cross design and acanthus decoration in 3/4 view. The undercorated half has a canted face (3/4 view of transition between decorated and undecorated face).

Betsch, William Earl