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Bronze spout in the form of a Corinthian column

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. 1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
L. 15 1/16 in. (38.3 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1900
Accession Number:
00.13.16
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The function of this object is uncertain. If it is not a spout, it could also have served as a furniture attachment or a support for a rounded bowl.
Said to be from the Hauran, Syria

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 1214, p. 356, New York: Gilliss Press.

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