Rooster

Roman
Imperial Period
about 1st century A.D.


Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 231.

Dimensions

Height x length: 28.8 x 51.5 cm (11 5/16 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.759

Medium or Technique

Marble from Paros, Lychnites quarry at Marathi

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Restorations include the head, the rear half of the tail, the left wing, the end of the right wing, the legs, and the base.

Scientific Analysis:

University of South Florida Lab No. 8461: Isotope ratios - delta13C +5.2 / delta18O -3.2,

Attribution - Paros 1, Marathi (Lychnites). Justification - C and O isotopes, fine grain

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome [From a convent in Rome].); March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900