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Two dancing meanads, facing right; the one at the right has head thrown back, and carries a basket of fruit and a knife; the other carries a cloth filled with fruit.

Provenance

By 1888: with Luigi Jandolo; April 13, 1888: purchased by R. Lanciani from Luigi Jandolo; 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

14.9 x 14.6 cm (5 7/8 x 5 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.149 H. 0.146 W.

Accession Number

88.569

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture