Ancient Art

Relief depicting a nereid riding on a dolphin

4th–5th century A.D.

Limestone

20.5 x 13.25 x 52 cm (8 1/16 x 5 3/16 x 20 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1957.7.1
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Coptic
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 178, no. 100, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 259, ill.

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