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Fragment of a plaque depicting Victory

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On this upper portion of a relief, a flying Victory carries a palm branch and a wreath. Originally the scene contained an athlete somewhere below her, waiting to be crowned. Shows a winged female figure floating in the air in the upper portion of the relief. Above, a corded fillet and a row of...

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Provenance

By 1888: with Pietro Pennelli; January 6, 1888: purchased by R. Lanciani from Pietro Pennelli; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Roman, Early Imperial Period, 1st century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 23.2 x 37.5 cm (9 1/8 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

88.567

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements