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Ancient Art

Head of a Mastiff with Studded Collar

Late 2nd century A.D.

Marble

23 × 27 cm (9 1/16 × 10 5/8 in.)
Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III, in memory of Emily T. Vermeule
2001.32.1
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

From a British Collection; said to have been taken from an area around Rome

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson and Diana E.E. Kleiner, I Claudia Women in Ancient Rome, exh. cat. (New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1996), 146, no. 80, ill.

“Acquisitions 2001,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2002): 127, ill.

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.