Medusa and sphinxes relief

Greek, South Italian


Dimensions

7.6 x 1.25 cm (3 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.7986

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Medusa and sphinxes relief. Head and shoulders, with sphinxes arranged armorially.

Provenance

By date unknown: W. H. Forman Collection; by 1900: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London (sale of the Forman Collection, part 2, July 2-5, 1900, lot 192); by 1901: with E. P. Warren (said to have been found at Capua); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution