Carving with Nereid and sea monster

Greek


Place of Manufacture: Egypt, Alexandria

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.048; W. 0.09 m.

Accession Number

57.695

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Nereid r., nude except for flying drapery; behind her sea monster l. Top and l. edge of bone preserved.

Provenance

By 1905: Joseph von Kopf Collection, Rome; by 1957: with Dr. Antonio Agostini, Rome; purchased by MFA from Dr. Antonio Agostini, November 14, 1957 for $ 300- (this figure is the total price for 57.691-699)

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund