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Neo-Attic relief block from base or altar: woman with garland

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The block is triangular in plan; the two unsculptured faces are fairly smooth, and show dowel holes for fastening to adjoining slabs. A large dowel hole in the top of the fragment probably dates from an ancient repair. The large base or altar seems to have been of polygonal shape, to judge...

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By 1910: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution


Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 298.


Height x width: 59.5 x 37 cm (23 7/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Marble, fine-grained, translucent, Greek


The Ancient World