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Fragment of a tray

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Applique reliefs of Cheiron and Achilles. Fragment of an African Red Slip tray with scene of the centaur Cheiron teaching the young Achilles.

Provenance

By 1986: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (List 24, Summer 1986, no. 370); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., September 17, 1986

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 4th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 5.3 x 8 x 1.5 cm (2 1/16 x 3 1/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.391

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, African Red Slip Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels