Sarcophagus Fragment (ledge with heads)

Object Details

Title:

Sarcophagus Fragment (ledge with heads)

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Roman

Place:

(Place created)

Date:

mid-3rd century A.D.

Medium:

Thasian? marble, crystalline white

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Provenance
by 1967 - 1972

Henri Kamer New York Ltd., sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1972.

Bibliography

Galerie Kamer, New York. Magna Graecia (dealer exh. cat., May-June 1967), no. 29.

Kamer, Henri A. Recent Acquisitions 1967 (New York: Publishers Printing-Admiral Press, 1967), unpaginated, "Magna Grecia", ill.

Canaday, John. "Art: Old Masters Say Good-by for the Bianchini." The New York Times (May 27, 1967), p. 26.

Vermeule, Cornelius, and Norman Neuerberg. Catalogue of the Ancient Art in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1973), pp. 40-41, no. 90, ill.

Koch, Guntram. "Ein Sarkophagfragment mit dem Kampf bei den Schiffen in Malibu." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 6/7 (1978-1979), pp. 103-110, p. 110.

Frel, Jiří. Antiquities in the J. Paul Getty Museum: A Checklist; Sculpture II: Greek Portraits and Varia (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, November 1979).

Koch, Guntram, with Karol Wight. Roman Funerary Sculpture: Catalogue of the Collections (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1988), pp. 50-57, no. 18, ill.

Koch, Guntram. "Einige fragmente figurengeschmueckter Sarkophage," Archaeologischer Anzeiger 3 (1993), pp. 432-33.