Marble corner acroterion with acanthus scrolls
- Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian
- 1st half of 1st century A.D.
- Overall: 35 3/8 x 32 1/4in. (89.8 x 81.9cm)
- Stone Sculpture
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1917
- Accession Number:
This pair of reliefs once decorated the corner of a roof or high balustrade. They were set at right angles to each other, and at the corner joint a thick stalk would have emerged from a bed of floppy acanthus leaves to spread out in the vines that encircle large flowers.