Red granite; or part of Pompey's pillar (possibly)

possibly Roman


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4th century

Red granite

Overall: 2 7/8 × 2 11/16 in. (7.3 × 6.8 cm)

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



Place Made: Alexandria, Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa



Object Name


Research Area

Classical World

Not on view


Possibly collected by the American missionary Plink Fisk (1792-1825) ; possibly given to Frederick Hall (1780-1843), Class of 1803, date unknown; given to present collection, 1838-1841; catalogued, 1913.

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