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Ancient Art

Fragment of a sarcophagus showing Selene

Mid-3rd century A.D.

Marble

50.5 × 51.8 cm (19 7/8 × 20 3/8 in.)
The Harold A. Strickland, Jr., Collection
1998.23.14
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
Roman (3rd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Royal Athena Galleries, New York; Harold A. Strickland, Jr., acquired from the above, 1992; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1998.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, 1998,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1999): 198.

Essi Ronkko and Hood Museum of Art, “Hood Museum,” http://hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu (accessed June 2011-July 2021).

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.