featuring two dolphins frolicking, a long fern leaf between them, a twisted rope border at the bottom and left of the scene.
Roman lead sarcophagi were unique to the Eastern Mediterranean, specifically Phoenicia. For similar lead sarcophagi, see p. 143-148 in McCann, Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Dimensions: 6 1/2 x 3 7/8 inches (16.5 x 9.8 cm)
Condition: Piece from a larger panel, in very good condition overall.
Provenance: Alex Malloy private collection, acquired in the 1980's.
Of round form with a beautiful blue glaze and large suspension hole through the center. Dimensions: Length: 1 3/4 inches (4.44 cm) Condition: Intact and in excellent...
Of creamy alabaster, in mushroom shapes with large domed heads and short posts. Dimensions: Diameter: 3/4 inch (1.9 cm), Length: 1/2 inch (1.27 cm) Condition: Intact and...
of conical form, the oval face with finely impressed text in raised relief reads: "The Osiris, servant of Amun, Pa-wah, true of voice." Tomb: Undiscovered...
A bronze oil lamp having a cross type finial with a small stylized dove, perched on top of the cross. Single wick type, standing on...
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