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The relief is in three fragments, broken at both sides. Portions of the original upper and lower edges are preserved. Details of the design are broken, and the surfaces worn. The upper edge and the composition of the floral design suggest this relief may have decorated a small pediment,...

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Provenance

Said to be from Ceglie, near Bari; by 1910: with E. P. Warren (bought in Brindisi and found near there); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 3rd century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 113; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 109 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height x depth: 56.5 x 11 cm (22 1/4 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.160

Medium or Technique

Chalk stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture