Hunting centaur

Dimensions
36.5 × 65 cm
Date
330–360 A.D.
Material
Production place
Inventory
93.11.A
ID
Hyp-786
Condition
Top and left end of the block damaged.
References
Török 1998; Török 2005a, 86, no. 49; Török 2005b, 104–105, no. 49

The relief represents a hunting scene in the background of a stylised acanthus scroll. A young Centaur is shown at the moment when he throws himself with a final effort on the fleeing animal. The execution of the figures show a higher quality than the scroll. 

The material of this piece doesn't belong to the analyzable materials in the project of Danielle Decrouez  (Geneva, Museum of Natural History) and Karl Ramseyer (University of Bern, Institute of Geological Sciences).