Marble fragments of a statue of the emperor Caracalla, Marble, Roman

Marble fragments of a statue of the emperor Caracalla

Period:
Mid-Imperial, Severan
Date:
ca. A.D. 217–230
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H. (b): 15 3/4 in. (40 cm)
H. (c): 9 7/16 in. (24 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Samuel D. Lee Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.11.1b, c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The two fragments comprise b) left leg from above knee to ankle and c) right leg from thigh to below knee. The portrait head (40.11.1a) from the same statue is displayed in the main galleries.
Said to be from Rome

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. "Four Notable Acquisitions of the Metropolitan Museum of Art." American Journal of Archaeology, 44 (4): p. 442, figs. 17–18.