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Stucco relief panel

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
2nd half of 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Stucco
Dimensions:
Other: 15 3/4 x 13 x 3 in. (40 x 33 x 7.6 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Stucco
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1892
Accession Number:
92.11.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
The powerfully-built nude youth stepping to the right may be a follower of Dionysos, for he wears an animal skin over his left shoulder. He carries a pedum (shepherd's crook) in his right hand and a hare is suspended from his left.
Mielsch, Harald. 1975. "Romische Stuckreliefs." Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, 21: p. 134, pl. 35, 2.

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