Ganymede, fragment

Anonymous (Syria)

Anonymous (Syria) - Ganymede, fragment
This fragment of a sculpture of Ganymede was 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 9; Šárka Velhartická (ed.), Bedřich Hrozný a 100 let chetitologie / and 100 Years of Hittitology, Praha 2015, n. VII.
measurements: height 22 cm
width 33 cm
depth 25 cm
material: basalt
inventory number: Vp 2284
gallery collection: Collection of Asian and African Art