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Attributed to Lydos

Greek, active ca. 560–540 BC

The Recovery of Helen by Menelaos

Tondo from a black-figure plate

Dia. 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm)

Gift of the Class of 1930; The Frank and Rosa Rhodes Collection


Phrygian, Asia Minor

Stele with memorial inscription, 3rd century AD


24 x 19 1/2 x 2 in. (61 x 49.5 x 5.1 cm)

David M. Solinger Fund


Egypt, late Dynastic period (380–342 BC)

Shabti for Pakhadisu born of Tasha

Faience with green glaze

H. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)

Acquired through the generosity of the members of the Museum Advisory Council, in honor of Genevieve Tucker, Chair of the Council, 2000–2006, with additional help from the Bequest of Ms. Louise C. Stetter, in memory of Wilmer Cornell Dechert


Greek, ca. 500 BC

Pyxis (box for cosmetics or jewelry)

Ceramic with painted decoration

Gift of Esther S. Bondareff, Class of 1937

98.050 a, b


Roman Syria

Portrait head of a woman, ca. 150–200

Carved and polished limestone

H. 11 3/4 in. (30 cm)

Harold L. Bache, Class of 1916, Memorial Endowment Fund


Ptolemaic Kingdom, Egypt

Octadrachm, Portrait of Arsinöe II, ca. 285–246 BC


1 1/8 x 1 x 3/8 in. (2.9 x 2.5 x 1 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Ostrander, Class of 1952



Head of Augustus Caesar, ca. AD 30–50

Marble with traces of polychrome

H. 21 1/2 in. (55 cm)

Transfer from University Collections


Roman Syria

Funeral Stele of Gadiâ, 2nd–3rd century AD


10 3/4 x 12 x 7 3/4 in. (27.3 x 30.5 x 19.7 cm)

Acquired through the generosity of Genevieve and Richard Tucker



Denarius, Portrait of Marcus Aurelius, AD 145–46


Dia. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)

Gift of Mark M. and Lottie Salton


Roman, Antonine period

Bust of a boy, ca. AD 140


H. 14 15/16 in. (38 cm)

Gift of Susan Lynch in honor of Elizabeth Trapnell Rawlings and Hunter R. Rawlings III, with additional support from the Ernest White Purchase Fund, and the Herbert F. Johnson Endowment