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date: 19 April 2024

Proconnesus (mod. Marmara Adası, Turkey) 

The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Philipp NiewöhnerPhilipp Niewöhner

Island in the Sea of *Marmara (Propontis), close to *Constantinople, which it supplied with white *marble. Proconnesian marble is typically coarse-grained with blue veins. Finished carvings were exported throughout the Mediterranean in Late Antiquity and they established a super-regional style that was imitated by various local workshops.... ...

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