Fragment of a Frieze with Addorsed Lions

Gypsum plaster; molded | 15.2 x 22.9cm | 12th century

Unknown Artist

This piece and objects 18.112 and 37.55 speak to two “transformation” trends of the early twentieth century: the “improvement” (if not forging) of artifacts, and the application of a limited number of geographical attributions (galvanized by a discov...
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