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Monuments: Altıntaş Quarry: Miscellaneous Architecture

The quarries at Altıntaş, not far from Iscehisar, were a second source of purple-and-white marble, also known as pavonazzetto, in the Roman period. As at Iscehisar roughed-out architectural elements have been found in the quarries, primarily column shafts. More

Lazzarini, L., Moschini, G., Waelkens, M., and Xusheng, H. (1985). 'New light on some Phrygian marble quarries through a petrological study and the evaluation of Ca/Sr ratio', in P. Pensabene (ed.). Marmi antichi: problemi d’impiego, di restauro e d’identificazione (=Studi Miscellanei 26). Rome: 41–6.

Waelkens, M., de Paepe, P., and Moens, L. (1986). 'Survey in the white marble quarries of Anatolia', Araştırma Sonuçları Toplantısı 4: 113–26.

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Type
Architecture
Material
Pavonazzetto (Visual identification)  
Date
post ad 50 - pre ad 200 

Location

Current
Altıntaş 

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