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Fragmentary relief of a nude female figure

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Fragmentary bas-relief. Nude female figure; drapery in background. B. Kingsley: A child from a goup of woman and child; parallel in Lette, C.: Piccola Coroplastica Metapontina


From excavations at Tarentum; purchased by Joseph B. Murdock in Tarentum in March 1896; loaned to MFA by J. B. Murdock, April 27,1898; March 1931: Inherited by his brother, Harold Murdock; gift to MFA from Harold Murdock in memory of his brother Rear-Admiral J. B. Murdock, September 3, 1931

Credit Line

Gift of Harold Murdock, in memory of his brother, Rear-Admiral J. B. Murdock

Greek, South Italian, Mid 4th century B.C. (B. Kingsley)

Place of Manufacture

Tarentum, Calabria, Italy


Height x width: 7.1 x 5.2 cm (2 13/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World