Man and Woman, bust fragment

Anonymous (Syria)

Anonymous (Syria) - Man and Woman, bust fragment
Gravestone fragment, bust of a man and woman, with flowers and laurel leaves below. 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 10; Šárka Velhartická (ed.), Bedřich Hrozný a 100 let chetitologie / and 100 Years of Hittitology, Praha 2015, n. IX.
measurements: height 37 cm
width 51 cm
depth 12 cm
material: basalt
inventory number: Vp 2288
gallery collection: Collection of Asian and African Art