Fragment of block with crew of the ship

Architectural element, decorated block

The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge E.GA. 4502.1943

Provenance

Description

Material(s) limestone

Fragment of a limestone block with decoration executed in raised relief. The scene depicts a man with a whip standing on a ship between two masts. Fragments of other figures can be seen. Colours are partly preserved, red is well visible on the parts of bodies.

Jadwiga Iwaszczuk

History

Bequeathed from Major Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson in 1943.

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