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Ring for the attachment of bath implements

Period:
Imperial
Date:
1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diam. 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1900
Accession Number:
00.13.9
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
A similar ring, with four strigils, one ointment bottle, and one saucer attached, was found at Pompeii.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 869, pp. 298-99, New York: Gilliss Press.

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