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Shallow plate with angular, grooved rim, very low ring base, and roughened undersurface.

Provenance

By 1964: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (according to the donor: from the family collection and from Greece, perhaps Boiotia); gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule to MFA, November 19, 1997

Credit Line

Gift in memory of William Stevenson Smith

Late Roman or early Byzantine, Early Christian, about A.D. 320–450

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 31.3 x 30.9 x 7.3 cm

Accession Number

1997.224

Medium or Technique

Marble, from the island of Paros

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels