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Fragment of bowl with an erotic scene (symplegma)

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Vase, fragment of Arretine bowl. Part of wall preserved. At rim, band of dots above ovolo pattern. Symplegma, two youths; at left, draped woman. Below, small rosettes.


By 1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bourguignon Sale, 1899); 1908: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA; accessioned 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Roman, Early Imperial Period, 1st century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 054.


Height x length: 8.5 x 11.7 x 11.4 x 3.5 cm (3 3/8 x 4 5/8 x 4 1/2 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number



The Ancient World