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Fragment of a mythological group

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The surfaces of what remains are somewhat worn, slightly chipped, and fairly clean. The range of possible subjects includes a falling Amazon, a maenad and satyr, or possibly Cassandra and Ajax. The small, stubby hand on the right breast of the woman must belong to another figure. The woman...

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Provenance

From Greece or the Aegean islands

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Greco-Roman,

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 193.

Dimensions

Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

19.319

Medium or Technique

Marble, crystalline, probably from the Greek islands

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture