Fragment of a votive relief
Greco-Roman, perhaps early imperial
Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 285.
17.8 x 14 cm (7 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Marble from the island of Prokonnesus, Sea of Marmara, Turkey
Not On View
The forelegs and body of a standing horse are visible. A female (?) figure in chiton, himation around the lower limbs, and slippers or boots is seated side saddle and facing the viewer. The rough fillet molding blends into the edge of the stele.
University of South Florida Lab No. 8480: Isotope ratios - delta13C +2.0 / delta18O -6.3,
Attribution - Proconnesus 2, Turkey. Justification - C and O isotopes, findspot in western Turkey
Northeast slope of Mt. Ida; gift of J. T. Clarke to MFA, 1884
Gift of J. T. Clarke