Fragment

Roman


Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 064.

Dimensions

Height x length: 5.8 x 8.8 cm (2 5/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.598

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Upper part of female figure, en face, carrying a shield in her left hand and a sword in her right. At the right the upraised hand and part of drapery of a second figure.

Provenance

By 1888: with Anselmo Gasparini (said to have been discovered in the gardens of Caesar); purchased by R. Lanciani from Anselmo Gasparini; 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