Stucco mural relief fragment

Period: Early Imperial

Date: 1st century A.D.

Culture: Roman

Medium: Stucco

Dimensions: 7 1/2 × 9 3/4 × 1 in. (19.1 × 24.8 × 2.5 cm)

Classification: Miscellaneous-Stucco

Credit Line: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76

Accession Number: 74.51.5869

Description

The dolphin holds a wreath in its mouth. Another marine creature may be sketchily depicted in the sea above.

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