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Herakles and Omphale, each wearing the garments of the other; with attendant women, youths and Centaurs. Put together from pieces, nearly complete.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Roman, Augustan Period, 31 B.C.–A.D. 14

Place of Manufacture

Arretium (modern Arezzo), Tuscany, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 009.

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.) Diameter: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.870

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Molds