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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.)
Resources and Citations
- Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "Afyon." Accessed 25 Apr. 2004.
- Janet Burnett Grossman, Looking at Greek and Roman Sculpture in Stone, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2003