Fragment of a tray

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 5.3 x 8 x 1.5 cm (2 1/16 x 3 1/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.391

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, African Red Slip Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Applique reliefs of Cheiron and Achilles.
Fragment of an African Red Slip tray with scene of the centaur Cheiron teaching the young Achilles.

Provenance

By 1986: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (List 24, Summer 1986, no. 370); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., September 17, 1986

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund