8 June 2001
A ROMAN MARBLE FUNERARY RELIEF
Augustan, Circa Late 1st Century B.C.
Sculpted in high relief with busts of a two men and a woman, the two men both wearing a tunic and a toga, their right hands holding the edge of the fabric in the "arm-sling" pose, both with short wavy locks, the woman wearing a tunic and a palla which is pulled up over her head like a veil, her right hand resting high on her chest, her hair center-parted and combed in wavy sections
51 in. (129.5 cm) long
Asian Collection, purchased between 1968-1972
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Described in a letter by Dr. E. Berger, Director of the Antikenmuseum, Basel, 31st May 1966
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