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Hunting sarcophagus fragment

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The upper, fillet molding and the pilaster at the left are preserved; the right end has been cut or broken off, and the bottom is in a similar condition, the break being somewhat less irregular. The sculptured surfaces are in a fairly good state, with a yellowish gray patina. Within an...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Charles C. Perkins Collection; gift of Charles C. Perkins to MFA, 1876

Credit Line

Gift of Charles C. Perkins

Roman, about A.D. 250

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 268; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 113 (additional published references).

Dimensions

24 x 32 cm (9 7/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

76.748

Medium or Technique

Greek island marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi