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Winged gorgoneion

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Winged gorgoneion between two erotes who ride on dolphis. At each end half of a palmette. Lab conservation number: 82.174. See lab report forextensive restorations visible where paint and plaster removed from back. Object composed of 25 fragments cut to fit together, in a variety of clays.


By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: 1899 Rome: Saulini sale.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Roman, 1st or 2nd century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

Campania, Italy


47.3 cm (18 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.473 L.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World