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Bronze statuette of a Lar

Period:
Imperial
Date:
1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.274
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Left arm raised and right one extended. He wears a tunic, of which the lower part is blown out on either side; no mantle.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 267, p. 134, New York: Gilliss Press.

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