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This attractive capital is adorned with a scroll ornament and inscription This finding may originate from Mantegna's House. In fact, the inscription in block writing AB OLYMPO is reminiscent of the inscription in the courtyard of the painter's 15th century house. AB OLYMPO is the Latin for "From Olympus": a look from the heavens that is directed in the famous circular courtyard of the Maestro's residence, situated in Via Acerbi.

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  • Title: Hanging capital

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