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Browse Subjects Capitals (column components)

Impost capital with foliage and tongue motif

  • PH.BZ.002-02-001-001
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  • 1970

Interior view of the Bible House Cistern. Capital A is an Impost capital with a foliage motif on one side and a tongue motif on the other side in 3/4 view.

Betsch, William Earl

Impost capital with leaf motif

  • PH.BZ.002-02-001-009
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  • 1970

Interior view of the Bible House Cistern. Capital C is an Impost capital with leaf motif in front view.

Betsch, William Earl

Two capitals: impost, and Corinthian

  • PH.BZ.002-02-003-005
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  • 1970

Interior view of the cistern near Çemberlita?. Capital A3 contains two capitals. Top: impost capital; bottom: Corinthian capital.

Betsch, William Earl

Two capitals: impost, and Corinthian

  • PH.BZ.002-02-003-006
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  • 1970

Interior view of the cistern near Çemberlita?. Capital A3 contains two capitals. Top: impost capital; bottom: Corinthian capital.

Betsch, William Earl

Two capitals: impost, and Corinthian

  • PH.BZ.002-02-003-007
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  • 1970

Interior view of the cistern near Çemberlita?. Capital A3 contains two capitals. Top: impost capital; bottom: Corinthian capital.

Betsch, William Earl

Two capitals: impost, and Corinthian

  • PH.BZ.002-02-003-013
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  • 1970

Interior view of the cistern near Çemberlita?. Capital B1 contains two capitals. Top: impost capital; bottom: Corinthian capital.

Betsch, William Earl

Two capitals: impost, and Corinthian

  • PH.BZ.002-02-003-021
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  • 1970

Interior view of the cistern near Çemberlita?. Capital B2 contains two capitals. Top: impost capital; bottom: Corinthian capital.

Betsch, William Earl

Two capitals: impost, and Corinthian

  • PH.BZ.002-02-003-023
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  • 1970

Interior view of the cistern near Çemberlita?. Capital E2, in left view, contains two capitals. Top: impost capital; bottom: Corinthian capital.

Betsch, William Earl

Two capitals: impost, and Corinthian

  • PH.BZ.002-02-004-034
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  • 1970

Interior view of a cistern near Selim Camii; capital F2 in 3/4 view. Two capitals. Top: impost capital; bottom: Corinthian capital.

Betsch, William Earl

Two capitals: impost, and Corinthian

  • PH.BZ.002-02-004-035
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  • 1970

Interior view of a cistern Selim Camii; capital F2 in 3/4 view. Two capitals. Top: impost capital; bottom: Corinthian capital.

Betsch, William Earl

Two capitals: foliated impost, and Corinthian

  • PH.BZ.002-02-004-040
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  • 1970

Interior view of a cistern near Selim Camii; capital F3 taken in low angle. Two capitals. Top: foliated impost capital; bottom: Corinthian capital.

Betsch, William Earl

Two capitals: impost, and Corinthian

  • PH.BZ.002-02-004-051
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  • 1970

Interior view of the cistern at Yavuz Selim Camii. Two capitals. Top: impost capital; bottom: Corinthian capital.

Betsch, William Earl

Two capitals: impost, and Corinthian

  • PH.BZ.002-02-004-068
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  • 1970

Interior view of the cistern at Yavuz Selim Camii. Two capitals. Top: impost capital; bottom: Corinthian capital.

Betsch, William Earl

Corinthian capital

  • PH.BZ.002-02-005-007
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  • 1970

Corinthian capital on the ground (numbered UP.67), located next to Zeyrek Camii.

Betsch, William Earl

Corinthian capital

  • PH.BZ.002-02-005-008
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  • 1970

Corinthian capital, located next to Zeyrek Camii.

Betsch, William Earl

Corinthian capital

  • PH.BZ.002-02-005-009
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  • 1970

Corinthian capital, located next to Zeyrek Camii.

Betsch, William Earl

Impost block with Greek pattee cross, and Corinthian capital

  • PH.BZ.002-02-005-019
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  • 1970

Two objects. Top: impost block with Greek pattee cross motif; bottom: Corinthian capital with acanthus and egg-and-dart motifs, located in a cistern near Zeyrek Camii. Capital "A" corresponds to the hand drawn diagram in the notebook.

Betsch, William Earl

Inverted Ionic impost capital

  • PH.BZ.002-02-007-005
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  • 1970

Inverted Ionic impost capital, used as a column base at the Aya Irini Kilisesi.

Betsch, William Earl

Ionic impost capital with Latin pattee cross and monogram

  • PH.BZ.002-02-007-007
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  • 1970

Two objects. Top: Ionic impost capital with pattee Latin cross on the right side and a monogram on the left side; bottom: curved entablature, located outside "conservation center" of the Istanbul Archaeological Museums.

Betsch, William Earl

Corinthian capital with foliate mask motif

  • PH.BZ.002-02-008-002
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  • 1970

One Corinthian capital (either 3rd or 4th century?) with "early mask type with touching leaves and eyes" motifs. Capital is on top of a fragmented column that bears the number 106.

Betsch, William Earl

Console, and pier capital with acanthus motif

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

Corinthian capital with inscription

  • PH.BZ.002-02-011-069
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  • 1970

Corinthian capital with inscription on top of engraved "calyx" (view from east), located in the south end of the Istanbul Archaeological Museums Gardens.

Betsch, William Earl

Cube capital with bird motif

  • PH.BZ.002-02-011-095
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  • 1970

Small cube capital with doves ("peacock") (11th-12th century). From Istanbul. Unknown date of acquisition. Inventory no.924

Betsch, William Earl

Theodosian composite capital with acanthus motif

  • PH.BZ.002-02-011-119
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  • 1970

Theodosian Composite capital with acanthus motif and volutes, located next to a window in the Istanbul Archaeological Museums. Inventory no.2301

Betsch, William Earl

Ionic impost capital on top of a pedestal

  • PH.BZ.002-02-011-127
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  • 1970

Broken Ionic impost capital on top of a pedestal, located in the south side of the Istanbul Archaeological Museums Gardens.

Betsch, William Earl

Capital with pine cones and festoons motifs

  • PH.BZ.002-02-011-128
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  • 1970

Front view of a capital with pine cones and festoons motifs, dating from the Paleologan period, located along the west wall of the Istanbul Archaeological Museums Gardens.

Betsch, William Earl

Two capitals: Ionic impost, and Corinthian

  • PH.BZ.002-02-011-144
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  • 1970

Two capitals. Top: Ionic impost capital; bottom: Corinthian capital, located along a railing in the west walkway of the Istanbul Archaeological Museums Gardens.

Betsch, William Earl

Composite basket capital with acanthus motif

  • PH.BZ.002-02-011-148
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  • 1970

Composite basket capital with acanthus motif, located between the entrance stairs and balancing flight of the Istanbul Archaeological Museums.

Betsch, William Earl

Corinthian capital

  • PH.BZ.002-02-011-156
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  • 1970

Corinthian capital near the corner of the Istanbul Archaeological Museums Gardens.

Betsch, William Earl

Two capitals: impost, and Corinthian

  • PH.BZ.002-02-011-157
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  • 1970

Two capitals. Top: impost capital; bottom: Corinthian capital, located along the railing of the west wall of the Istanbul Archaeological Museums Gardens.

Betsch, William Earl

Impost capital with palmette motif

  • PH.BZ.002-02-011-162
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  • 1970

Rear view of an Impost capital with palmette motif along a wall on the south side of the Tiled Kiosk Museum.

Betsch, William Earl

Panelled capital with a monogram

  • PH.BZ.002-02-011-201
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  • 1970

Panelled capital with a monogram, located in the Byzantine Era room of the Istanbul Archaeological Museums.

Betsch, William Earl

Capital with monogram

  • PH.BZ.002-02-011-204
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  • 1970

Capital with a monogram, located in the Byzantine Era room of the Istanbul Archaeological Museums.

Betsch, William Earl

Cubical capital with acanthus motif

  • PH.BZ.002-02-011-216
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  • 1970

Cubical capital with acanthus motif, located in the lower garden of the Istanbul Archaeological Museums Gardens.

Betsch, William Earl

Composite capitals

  • PH.BZ.002-02-011-227
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  • 1970

Several composite capitals, located along a wall in the lower garden of the Istanbul Archaeological Museums Gardens.

Betsch, William Earl

Composite capital

  • PH.BZ.002-02-011-229
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  • 1970

Composite capital, located along a wall in the lower garden of the Istanbul Archaeological Museums Gardens.

Betsch, William Earl

Ionic impost capital with whirl motif

  • PH.BZ.002-02-009-011
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  • 1970

Foreground: Ionic impost capital with whirl motif; background left: two capitals with foliage, volutes, ornate pulvinus motifs, and monograms, located in the east bay of the south gallery of Hagia Sophia.

Betsch, William Earl

Two capitals: Impost block, and Corinthian, Row 3

  • PH.BZ.002-02-010-010
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  • 1970

Interior view of the Ipek Bodrum Cistern ("Cistern 82"). Row 3, Column 4 from southwest: two capitals. Top: Impost block with probably cross detail; bottom: Corinthian capital.

Betsch, William Earl

Mixed capital with two leaf motifs

  • PH.BZ.002-02-011-008
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  • 1970

One mixed capital with a "Hagia Sopia leaf-type" motif on the left and an acanthus motif on the right.

Betsch, William Earl

Truncated pyramid capital with leaf motif

  • PH.BZ.002-02-011-010
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  • 1970

One capital with panels and a Hagia Sophia foliage motif, located on the steps to the Archaeological Office of the Istanbul Archaeological Museums.

Betsch, William Earl

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