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Marble sarcophagus fragment: head of an African (known as an Ethiopian)

Period:
Mid-Imperial, Severan
Date:
1st quarter of the 3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 3/4 x 4 3/4in. (17.2 x 12.1cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
18.145.57
  • References

    McClees, Helen. 1924. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 16, pp. 22, 92-93, figs. 105-6.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 337, fig. 242.

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