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Fragment of relief

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Similar to '88.565'. Shows fillet, parts of two columns, and the mask between the columns.

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, Greco-Roman Period,

Dimensions

10.8 x 13.5 cm (4 1/4 x 5 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.108 H. 0.135 W.

Accession Number

88.566

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements