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Grave Relief of a Woman

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Grave Relief of a Woman, 100-200 CE
Sculpture
Roman
,
2nd century CE
Roman Imperial period, Middle
Creation Place: Palmyra (Syria)
Limestone
59 cm h x 44 cm w x 18 cm d (23 1/4 x 17 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of The Hagop Kevorkian Foundation in memory of Hagop Kevorkian
, 1975.41.116
Department of Ancient and Byzantine Art & Numismatics
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Description
Inscription: "Ra' Ta, daughter of Hairan, (son of) Taibal, Alas!"
Bibliography
Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), p. 117, no. 131, ill.

Cornelius C. Vermeule, III and Amy Brauer, Stone Sculptures: The Greek, Roman and Etruscan Collections of the Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 164, no. 150

Fred Albertson, "The "Date" on Two Dated Palmyran Funerary Reliefs", (2012), Vol. 5, pp. 250-270, pp. 263-264, fig. 10

Exhibition History
Roman Gallery Installation (long-term), Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/16/1999 - 01/20/2008
Gods in Color: Painted Sculpture of Classical Antiquity, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/22/2007 - 01/20/2008
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