Section of funerary banquet relief

Greek
Late Classical Period
4th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 082; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 109 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height x width: 34.5 x 18 cm (13 9/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.320

Medium or Technique

Marble, Pentelic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The heroized deceased reclining at his banquet is accompanied by a small attendant at the lower right. He has beside him a representation in marble of one of those large bronze volute kraters on stands such as have survived in some numbers from antiquity and from scattered areas of the Greek world.
The surfaces are badly damaged but have acquired a handsome yellow-brown patina.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson