Grave Relief Of A Woman
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1975.41.116
Title
Grave Relief of a Woman
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
100-200 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Palmyra (Syria)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Middle
Culture
Roman
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Limestone
Technique
Carved
Dimensions
59 cm h x 44 cm w x 18 cm d (23 1/4 x 17 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.)
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of The Hagop Kevorkian Foundation in memory of Hagop Kevorkian
Accession Year
1975
Object Number
1975.41.116
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Descriptions
Description
Inscription: "Ra' Ta, daughter of Hairan, (son of) Taibal, Alas!"
Publication History

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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Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted