Afyon marble

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MFA Acc. #: 1983.681

Description

A fine-grain, white marble with occasional pale gray or yellow areas. Afyon marble was quarried near what is now the modern city of Afyon in western Turkey.

Synonyms and Related Terms

docimium (Lat.); sinnada (Lat.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Janet Burnett Grossman, Looking at Greek and Roman Sculpture in Stone, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2003

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