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Section of a sarcophagus lid: hunting child or Amorino

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The section of relief has been cut or broken somewhat irregularly on the right edge and along the bottom. The surfaces are somewhat weathered and discolored. The large face of a nature god from the left front corner of a sarcophagus lid has been set beside a figure from the framed front panel...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Charles C. Perkins Colletion; 1876: gift of Charles C. Perkins to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Charles C. Perkins

Roman,

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 259.

Dimensions

21 x 33 cm (8 1/4 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

76.714

Medium or Technique

Stone; Greek marble, probably from the mainland

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi