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Reliefs: figures from vase Bm 7. no. 29

Title Type

assigned by cataloguer


Bm 7. 20 and Bm 7. 21 are catalogued together as reliefs from the same vase (Bm 7.no. 29)
TheSampson Catalogue states that the Topham Finding Aid 3 (was Fa2) describes: 'vaso piccolo con basso rilievo all'intorno'
The numbering on the actual drawing says D No. 65 not 64 as in the Sampson catalogue, see inscription descriptions

Other number

Fa 3 no. 64 (Palazzo)


Content (description)

20: three archaistic figures move left. A bearded male with plaits leads the way; he wears a hat, and apparently, a jacket, and carries a thyrsus. A female follows him, wearing a diadem and carrying flowers in the fold of her garment. Last there comes a female with her head covered.
21: again three archaistic figures move left. First a copiously draped, bearded male with plaits holds out a jug before him and carries a thyrsus. He is followed by a young female who holds an end of his drapery and also joins hands with the female behind. Both wear diadems.

Content (object)

bas relief

Content (note)

These reliefs are the figures from the Vase shown in Bm 7 no. 29


height (actual size): 380mm
width (actual size): 493mm


Ciferri Palazzo Farnese no. 65 written in ink on the back of the drawing

Inscription description

D No. 65 written in pencil on the front of the drawing lower right.

Materials & techniques note

red chalk on paper





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