Description This statue fragment depicts a shepherd carrying a lamb- possibly the Good Shepherd. The figure wears a tunic that is tied at the waist and holds the hind feet of the lamb with his right hand, the fore feet with his left. The head of the sculpture is gone, it is broken near the knees. Ther eare iron pins set into the legs- the marble is discolored around the iron.
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- Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [no. 42]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902
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