One of two preserved fragments from a dedicatory inscription associated with the grave stele with a seated sphinx (40.576).
By 1940: with Brummer Gallery Inc., 110 East 58th Street, New York; purchased by MFA from Brummer Gallery Inc., October 10, 1940
1931 and 1939 Purchase Funds
Greek, Archaic Period, about 535–530 B.C.
Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 017; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 106 (additional published references).
40.724a: Height x width: 15.6 x 11 cm (6 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.) 40.724b: Height x width: 11.1 x 25.5 cm 4 3/8 x 10 1/16 in.)
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