Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Vladimir Naikhin
Furniture support in the shape of Papposilenos with a four-clawed animal foot
Alexandria, Egypt
Late Hellenistic Period, 1st century BCE
H: 25; W: 15.7 cm
Bequest of Norbert Schimmel, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: 91.71.341

Muscarella, Oscar White, Ancient Art, The Norbert Schimmel Collection, Germany, 1974

Drink and Be Merry. Wine and Beer in Ancient Times, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 03/06/1999 - 01/01/2000
The Coin of Coins: A World Premiere, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 27/05/2004 - 25/12/2004
Ancient Art: The Norbert Schimmel Collection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 08/05/1977 - 12/12/1977
Bizarre Perfection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 19/12/2008 - 13/06/2009, December 2008 - June 2009

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir