Detail of a columm drum. Byzantine, 5th – 6th century. From Istanbul.
Marble. The complete drum has a diameter of 62½ cm and a height of 77 cm.
His surface is surrounded by vine scrolls with figures of shepherd, dog, goat and bull amongst them, worked in high relief.
Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Source: ‘Land of Civilizations, Turkey’ – Catalogue of the Fukuoka Exhibition (Japan), 1985.