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Fragmentary section of a casket with Triumph of Dionysos

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Fragment of the bottom of casket with Dionysos (now lost) led by a centaur wagon, and accompanied by maenads, satyrs, and pan, as well as Ariadne in her own wagon. Above and below, heavy rope-fillet molding. Details: Female centaurs (pulling the wagon on right end of 1970.491), she blows...

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Provenance

By 1977: with Mohammad Yeganeh, 75a Ridgmount Gardens, London W.C. 1, England; purchased by MFA from Mohammad Yeganeh, April 13, 1977

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III, by exchange

Roman or Early Byzantine, Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period, A.D. 350–400

Dimensions

H. (as preserved):10.5 cm, Circ. 26.5 cm

Accession Number

1977.170

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels