Cornice, fragment

Anonymous (Syria)

Anonymous (Syria) - Cornice, fragment
Fragment of a cornice decorated with a branchlet, egg-and-dart and meander motifs. Purchased by Bedřich Hrozný in Syria in 1924. Provenance: Naoua, courtyard. 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. 13, SS 18; Šárka Velhartická (ed.), Bedřich Hrozný a 100 let chetitologie / and 100 Years of Hittitology, Praha 2015, n. V.
measurements: height 101 cm
width 37 cm
depth 20 cm
material: basalt
inventory number: Vp 2281
gallery collection: Collection of Asian and African Art