Ancient Art

Votive Stele to Saturn

2nd century A.D.

Limestone

75 x 42 x 10.2 cm (29 1/2 x 16 9/16 x 4 in.)
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
1984.79.1
Culture: 
Roman, Tunisian
Period: 
Roman (2nd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ambassador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., acquired in Tunisia, near Siliana; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1984.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1984,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 39, no. 3 (Winter 1986): 80.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 255, no. 35, pl. 35.

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