Porfiry Box depicting Mount Vesuvius Erupting

Unknown Italian, Italian

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1836

Inlaid stone containing lava

Overall: 15/16 × 2 11/16 × 1 9/16 in. (2.4 × 6.8 × 4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Frederick Hall, Class of 1803

13.158.4253

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Box

Classification

Classical World

Not on view

Provenance

German collection; collected by Frederick Hall (1780-1843), Class of 1803, date unknown; given to present collection, 1838; catalogued, 1913.

Old Number

Red No. 13.1169

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