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Relief of a banqueter

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The slab is broken at the top, the left side, and the lower right corner. The man's forehead is chipped, and there are other damages or slight dents. The surfaces have a yellow to tobacco brown coloration. This relief as preserved includes the upper part of a man of later middle age reclining...

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By 1900: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Italy); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Roman, Late Republican Period, about 50 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 324; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 114 (additional published references).


Height: 29 cm (11 7/16 in.); width (max.): 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Marble from Carrara in northwest Italy


The Ancient World