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Roundel with busts of a married couple. Roman.

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Roundel with busts of a married couple. Pair of relief circles around edge. Woman (left) in elaborate hairdo and jewelry, faces man (right) with short wavy hair, cloak pinned at left shoulder; both in low relief profile. In upper part of circle the words: IN SE SENES CATES. Crack from l. to...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Fritz Bürki & Son, Thurgauerstrasse 76, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland; by date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; January 26, 1994: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Benjamin and Lucy Rowland Fund

Roman, Late Antique Period, about A.D. 330–360

Place of Manufacture

Rome (probably), Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1994.1

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture