Relief with a pattern of interlaced knots and rosettes
Early Byzantine Period
5th century A.D.
Place of Manufacture: Syria
Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 054.
Overall: 70 x 70 cm, 149 lb., 11.4 cm (27 9/16 x 27 9/16 in., 67.6 kg, 4 1/2 in.) Framed (Steel angle plate / two clips): 78.1 x 69.5 x 0.5 cm (30 3/4 x 27 3/8 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Antioch Mosaic Gallery (Gallery 214A)
Slab from a parapet, decorated in relief with a pattern of interlacing knots and rosettes. Reddish patina, right edge chipped, lower left corner broken off.
Before 1975: Sello Collection, Switzerland; 1975: Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrmann, Jr., Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrmann, Jr. to MFA, December 13, 1978
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrmann, Jr.