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Very pale red; inscription stamped on one side with figure on each end; broken at one end.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Roman,

Dimensions

14.6 x 8.2 x 4.1 cm (5 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .146 L. .082 W. .041 TH.

Accession Number

72.1594

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements