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Relief depicting a palaistra scene

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This piece shows a Corinthian facade with five intercolumniations, filled from left to right with: (1) an amphora, (2) a herm, (3) statue of Hermes, nude on pedestal inscribed OCTAVI, (4) a herm, (5) a large pitcher. The columns and niches on this plaque, as well as the bearded herms and prize...

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By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Campanian); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

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


31.5 x 40.4 cm (12 3/8 x 15 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.315 H. 0.404 L.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements