Description This sheathed sword was part of a Roman imperial monument that included a gilded bronze equestrian statue. The gilded bronze horse head nearby may have come from the same monument.
|5/18/1984||Treatment||cleaned; mounted; repaired; other|
- Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
- Fire of Hephaistos: Large Classical Bronzes from North American Collections. Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo; Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa. 1996.
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome; 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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