Donarium Support

Roman
Roman Republican Period


Accession Number

88.560

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Support of a donarium. A tapering pipe of terracotta, with a molded collar at one end. Dull whitish-gray coating. Some nicks. From Nemi.

Provenance

By 1887: with Luigi Boccanera (said to be from the sanctuary of Diana at Nemi); March 25, 1888: purchased by R. Lanciani from Luigi Boccanera; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation