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Ancient Art

Face guard for a horse or votive plaque (donor).

2nd–3rd century A.D.

Silver

H; 21.2 cm., W. at top: 12.2 cm., W. at bottom: 5 cm., Average thickness: .5-.1 cm.
Gift of Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
1988.75.12
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, North African
Period: 
Roman, 2nd–3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Ex collection Dr. Jerome Eisenberg; Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr.; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1988.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 120.

Mimi Gardner Gates, “Director’s Report 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 120.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.