Slab from a parapet, decorated in relief with a pattern of interlacing knots and rosettes. Reddish patina, right edge chipped, lower left corner broken off.
Before 1975: Sello Collection, Switzerland; 1975: Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrmann, Jr., Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrmann, Jr. to MFA, December 13, 1978
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrmann, Jr.
Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, 5th century A.D.
Place of Manufacture
Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 054.
Overall: 70 x 70 cm, 149 lb., 11.4 cm (27 9/16 x 27 9/16 in., 67.6 kg, 4 1/2 in.) Framed (Steel angle plate / two clips): 78.1 x 69.5 x 0.5 cm (30 3/4 x 27 3/8 x 3/16 in.)
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