Bust of a Couple, fragment

Anonymous (Syria)

Anonymous (Syria) - Bust of a Couple, fragment
Fragment of a bust portraying a man and woman with a festoon of laurel leaves and flowers. 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. 11, SS 11; Šárka Velhartická (ed.), Bedřich Hrozný a 100 let chetitologie / and 100 Years of Hittitology, Praha 2015, n. IV.
measurements: height 24,5 cm
width 31 cm
depth 19 cm
material: Basalt
inventory number: Vp 2280
gallery collection: Collection of Asian and African Art