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Bronze statuette of a priest or offrant

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diam.: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.411
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The weight is on the left leg with the right slightly drawn back; the mantle covers the lower part of the body and the left shoulder.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 172, pp. 101-2, New York: Gilliss Press.

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