Lintel Slab, fragment

Anonymous (Syria)

Anonymous (Syria) - Lintel Slab, fragment
Upper left corner of a lintel slab decorated with grape vines branches carrying fruit and leaves. Found during excavations at the Syrian mount of Sheikh Sa’ad, led by Bedřich Hrozný in 1924. Published in: Jan Bouzek (ed.), Corpus Signorum Imperii Romani, Czech Republic I – Roman Sculpture from Syria and Asia Minor in Czech Collections, Prague 1999, p. 12, SS 16; Šárka Velhartická (ed.), Bedřich Hrozný a 100 let chetitologie / and 100 Years of Hittitology, Praha 2015, n. III.
measurements: height 64 cm
depth 12-16 cm
material: basalt
inventory number: Vp 2278
gallery collection: Collection of Asian and African Art