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Fragment of drapery

Pentelic marble

Height: 15cm
Width: 8cm

Museum number: M579

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 404help-vermeule-catalogue-number

On display: Museum South Passage
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Curatorial note

This large-scale fragment is a well carved double fold of the hem of a vertically hanging cloak or skirt. The nature of the carving suggest origin as either the shoulder and arm drapery of a larger standing statue or the end of the himation or cloak of a seated figure.

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