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Plaque fragment with Herakles

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Fragment of cameo glass, white on a blue ground, featuring Herakles and the Keryneian stag.

Provenance

By 1912: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, January 2, 1913, for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Roman, Imperial Period, Probably 1st century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 24.

Dimensions

Height x length: 4.7 x 2 cm (1 7/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.212

Medium or Technique

Glass; cameo technique

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels