From: Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS3461
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi
Period Late Republican Roman Period | Imperial Roman Period
Date Made 200 BCE-300 CE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Marble (Stone)
Iconography Bird Claw

Gray marble. A four digit claw, each digit terminating below in a sharp nail. The claw rests on a low plinth three of whose edges are preserved. The piece is broken above and at the back.

Height 9.5 cm
Length 15 cm
Width 12 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897

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