Funerary relief bust

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Former owner
Joseph Marcopoli (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance
To 1908
Joseph Marcopoli, Aleppo, Syria, to 1908 [1]
From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Joseph Marcopoli, Aleppo, in 1908 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Reserved Miscellaneous List, R. 5601, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
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On View
Freer West Grand Staircase Corridor
3rd century (dated 231 CE)
Accession Number
F1908.236
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Topic
portrait
funerary
woman
Syria
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Origin
Palmyra, Homs, Syria
Medium
Limestone
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 60.1 x 55.3 x 23 cm (23 11/16 x 21 3/4 x 9 1/16 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Type
Sculpture
Stone