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Fragment of a cresting plaque from the ridge of a Roman roof: the head and part of the right wing of a female figure

Height: 18cm
Width: 18cm

Museum number: M1162.A

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 467help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

This tiny relief fragment derives from a composition such as the series of winged female figures standing in series of stylized foliate tendrils illustrated by Von Rohden.1

1 Compare H. Von Rohden and H. Winnefeld, Die antiken Terracotten, vol. IV. 1,2, (Architektomische römische Tonreliefs der Kaiserzeit) p. 206f. and pl. CVII.

Provenance help-art-provenance

See Vermeule 459


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