BZ.1938.63, Ares

BZ.1938.63, Ares

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Early Byzantine, fourth–fifth century

Ivory, 8.8 cm x 4.7 cm x 1.6 cm (3 7/16 in. x 1 7/8 in. x 5/8 in.)

Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this sculpture from the New York dealer Dikran Kelekian in June 1938.