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A Roman antefix

Post 1st century AD

Veined Greek marble

Height: 34cm
Width (base): 23cm, maximum
Thickness: 20cm

Museum number: M564

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 124help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

The front of this antefix is carved in the shape of a honeysuckle palmette rising from an acanthus calyx. Traces of a fillet remain below. A drill has been used to carve the acanthus details which suggests a date at least after the end of the first century AD.

Provenance help-art-provenance

Unrecorded.


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