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Part of a Sarcophagus Lid with the Separation of the Sheep from the Goats

Date:
late 3rd–early 4th century (?)
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 16 x 93 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. (40.6 x 237.5 x 6.6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Stone
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1924
Accession Number:
24.240
Not on view
Count Grégoire Stroganoff (d. 1910), Rome; [ Giorgio Sangiorgi, Rome (sold 1924)]; [ Brummer Gallery, Paris and New York (sold 1924)]
Muñoz, Antonio. Pièces de Choix de la Collection du comte Grégoire Stroganoff à Rome: Volume 2, Moyen-Âge – Renaissance – Époque Moderne. Rome: Imprimerie de l'Unione Editrice, 1912. p. 112, pl. LXXXIV, figs. 2–3.

Forsyth, William H. A Brief Guide to the Mediaeval Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1947. p. 3.

Rorimer, James J., and William Holmes Forsyth. "The Medieval Galleries." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 12, no. 6 (February 1954). p. 121.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Guide to the Collections: Medieval Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1962. fig. 1.

Beeson, Nora B., ed. Guide to The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1972. no. 2, p. 210.

Knudsen-Morgan, Sandra. "The Age of Spirituality." Apollo 107, no. 191 (January 1978). p. 18, fig. 16.

Weitzmann, Kurt, ed. Age of Spirituality: Late Antique and Early Christian Art, Third to Seventh Century. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1979. no. 501, p. 558.

Brenk, Beat. "The Imperial Heritage of Early Christian Art." In Age of Spirituality: A Symposium, edited by Kurt Weitzmann. New York and Princeton, New Jersey: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980. p. 45, fig. 11.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide, edited by Kathleen Howard. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1983. no. 1, pp. 338-39.

Husband, Timothy B., and Charles T. Little. Europe in the Middle Ages. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987. no. 10, pp. 24-25.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide, edited by Kathleen Howard. 2nd ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994. no. 1, pp. 372-73.



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