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Fragment of a Hollow Cylinder

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Terracotta, pigment
DATES 3rd-4th century C.E.
PERIOD Roman Period
DIMENSIONS 5 3/8 x diam. 1 5/8 in. (13.7 x 4.2 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 16.269
CREDIT LINE Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment of a hollow terracotta cylinder, probably a handle to a staff or similar object. Front surface decorated with vertical register of interlacing circles in raised relief each enclosing a head of a deity. Cast in two part mould. Condition: Each end missing.
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