The lower exterior columns of the Capitol Dome are not used for support: every other column contains downspouts and the rest are hollow. This replica of the Capitol Dome is made from marble of the East Front steps that were installed between 1863 and 1865 and removed during a 1995 restoration.
- Centered on a circular wood base
- Marble is ground to a fine powder and resin
- Boxed with provenance information on base