1st or 2nd century A.D.
Place of Manufacture: Italy, Campania
47.3 cm (18 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.473 L.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Winged gorgoneion between two erotes who ride on dolphis. At each end half of a palmette. Lab conservation number: 82.174. See lab report forextensive restorations visible where paint and plaster removed from back. Object composed of 25 fragments cut to fit together, in a variety of clays.
By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: 1899 Rome: Saulini sale.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution