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Votive shrine to Artemis Lagbene

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The architectural setting takes the form of a steep roof with a high pediment broken by an arcuated lintel. This is supported by twisted columns with simple capitals and bases, set on a plinth which forms the bottom of the relief. Within the rectangular niche with its curved top, a rider...

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Provenance

By 1973: Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Wagner Collection (said to be from Asia Minor); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Wagner to MFA, March 14, 1973

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Wagner

Roman Provincial, Late Imperial Period, probably A.D. 300–350

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 292; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 113 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height x width: 17 x 8.5 cm (6 11/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1973.165

Medium or Technique

Limestone-like marble, presumably a local variety from Asia Minor

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture