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A large fragment, consisting of the terminal volute of a single acanthus scroll from a scrollwork panel. The work is very close in design and arrangement of foliate pattern to the famous lower outside relief panels of the Ara Pacis (Rome), but the heavier undercutting and the drilled bud indicate the later, Flavian, date.
Rome; collected in Rome by Charles Heathcote Tatham for the architect Henry Holland during the 1790s. See Cornelius Vermeule, unpublished Catalogue of the Antiquities at Sir John Soane's Museum, Introduction, transcription of Tatham letters, List 2, no.31.
Tatham: Drawings, 3.
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