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Red clay with traces of white coating; originally in four pieces; near the top is a sunken panel with the inscription in raised letters. By October 2001, the object had become unglued and is in six pieces. Inscription in Latin on two lines: GDECIMI/OCTAVYS

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Charles C. Perkins

Roman,

Dimensions

25.7 x 23.5 cm (10 1/8 x 9 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .257 H. .235 W.

Accession Number

76.698

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture