Description A nereid, or a sea-nymph, with flying drapery appears to move swiftly across the seas. The plaque was originally part of a border of similar figures that decorated secular furniture. It is broken on the left edge.
- Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
- Beyond the Pharaohs: Egypt and the Copts in the Second to Seventh Centuries A.D.. Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence; The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1989.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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