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Marble sarcophagus fragment: head of a Gaul

Period:
Mid Imperial, Antonine
Date:
A.D. 160–180
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H.: 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.60.47b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 169
Fragment from a sarcophagus of a head of a Gaul.
Alexander, Christine. 1930–1931. "Unpublished Fragments of Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Metropolitan Museum Studies, 3: p. 40, fig. 5.

McCann, Anna Marguerite. 1978. Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropoltian Museum of Art. no. 18, pp. 21, 107-17, figs. 129-30, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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