User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Porta San Paolo from within, and the Pyramid of Caius Cestus


Recto, below image in ink on mount: Porta San Paolo, from within, and/ the Pyramid of Caius Cestus Below this, MacPherson blind stamp, with number 167 in graphite Verso, u. l., MFA Photo Library Accession Sticker, with numbers (partial) in ink: B5 . . . 4054 To right of sticker in ink: Porta S. Paolo U. r., in ink: Ancient Porta Ostiensis Below sticker, along left edge in graphite: . . . orta San Paolo from within/and the Pyramid of Caius Cestus In center, stamped in black ink: Museum of Fine Arts,/Boston. Above this, in ink: 14054 L. l., in black ink: Gardner Brewer Bequest

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection


Image: 29.2 x 41.9 cm (11 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.) Mount: 35.5 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print