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2nd-3rd century (100-299 CE)

Limestone

Overall: 14 × 7 3/4 × 1 1/4 in. (35.5 × 19.7 × 3.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund

S.978.41

Geography

Place Made: Kom Abou Billou, Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa

Period

1-500

Object Name

Funerary Monument

Research Area

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Course History

ARTH 25, Roman Art, Kathleen Corrigan, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 68, Center and Periphery: Cultural Hybridity in the Funerary Arts of the Roman Provinces, Amanda Manker, Class of 2012, Mellon Special Projects Intern, Yale University Art Gallery Collection-Sharing Initiative, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 11-March 11, 2012.

Eastern Mediterranean Art from the College Collection, Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 8-October 15, 1978.

Figural Sculpture: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, SArt 16, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 3-October 23, 1994.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 19, 2008.

Publication History

Bulletin de l'Institute Francais d"Archeologie Orientale, France, 1978, p. 236.

Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archaologischen Instituts Abteilung Kairo 26, Germany, 1970, p. 173.

Amanda Manker, Class of 2012, A Space for Dialogue 68, Center and Periphery: Cultural Hybridity in the Funerary Arts of the Roman Provinces, Hanover: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, no. 5.

Investigations into the Ancient Mediterranean, Special Hood Website: The Yale University Art Gallery Collection-Sharing Initiative, 2012

Provenance

Private collection, Chicago, Illinois; Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, Illinois; sold to present collection, 1978.

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