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The Scylla Tomb

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1865,1212.1

  • Title (series)

    • The Scylla Tomb
  • Description

    Part of a marble statue of the sea monster Skylla: headless torso with right arm outstretched, left arm by side, both arms missing from just below the shoulder.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 200BC-150BC
  • Production place

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  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 1.21 metres
  • Curator's comments

    For discussion of the monument, see Geoffrey B Waywell, The Scylla Monument from Bargylia, in Antike Plastik 25, 1996, 75-119.

  • Bibliography

    • Sculpture 1542 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1865

  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number

    1865,1212.1


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