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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
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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