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Marble sarcophagus fragment: female figure, perhaps a nereid

Period:
Mid-Imperial, Severan
Date:
ca. A.D. 200–235
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
12 1/2 x 7 1/2in. (31.8 x 19.1cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.174.49
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 169
Head and back of nude female figure.
Pinney, Margaret E. 1924. "Miscellaneous Greek and Roman Sculptures." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 19(10): p. 243.

Alexander, Christine. 1930–1931. "Unpublished Fragments of Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Metropolitan Museum Studies, 3(1): pp. 41–42, fig. 6.

McCann, Anna Marguerite. 1978. Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 12, pp. 76-78, 8, fig. 83, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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