Fragment of a statue base in relief

Classification
Dimensions
23.8 × 27.5 × 16 cm
Date
3rd century B.C. (?)
Findspot
Inventory
4777
ID
Hyp-3928
References
Hekler 1929, 84, no. 75

The fragment shows youths tending their horses. The scene is perhaps related to some contest: it may have been the base of a statue representing the winner.

Marble analyses conducted by Danielle Decrouez (Geneva, Museum of Natural History) and Karl Ramseyer (University of Bern, Institute of Geological Sciences) have shown that the statue base was made of Doliana marble. Click here for the detailed results.