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Fragment of a frieze slab

Hellenistic or Augustan


Height: 25cm, approximately

Museum number: M988

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 477help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

A thick, irregularly broken slab at the top of which appears the bottom of a moulding strip below which are the head and shoulders of a youthful figure with a cloak over its shoulders, riding right (?) on a horse. A portion of the neck and mane of the horse appear to remain at the right.

The figure is in a good Greek style and is Hellenistic or Augustan work of the type found in Southern Italy, particularly around Tarentum.

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