Roman - Fragment of a Sarcophagus, 3rd century AD


Fragment of a Sarcophagus, 3rd century AD

Crystalline Greek marble (Thasian?), 52.1 x 66 cm (20 1/2 x 26 in.) overall


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Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner's husband, John L. Gardner, Jr. (1837-1898), from the dealer Vincenzo Barone, Naples for 200 lire on 13 October 1897.


Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 48. (Roman, 3rd century [AD])
Cornelius C. Vermeule III et al. Sculpture in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1977), pp. 42-43, no. 58. (Roman, 3rd century AD)

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