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Bronze simpulum (ladle)

Period:
Mid-Imperial
Date:
late 1st–early 2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H.: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1900
Accession Number:
00.13.14
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
With deep cylindrical bowl.
Said to be from the Hauran, Syria

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 654, pp. 233, 235, New York: Gilliss Press.

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