Location: On Display in the Rome Gallery

From: Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS3449
Current Location Rome Gallery - On Display
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi
Date Made 99-0 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Marble (Stone)
Iconography Cauldron | Griffin | Latin Inscription
Inscription Language Latin Language

Of three griffins, 1 has lost beak, 1 broken & mended at neck and lost. Plinth modern? One pair with 3448, q.v. Inscription is the same. Dec. 1983: Somewhat similar solid marble vase found at Aphrodisias. Slide shown by Kenan Erim at Archeology Club meeting.

Height 63.5 cm
Depth 46.5 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897

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