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Silver handle

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Other: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1910
Accession Number:
10.210.41
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 166
This handle belongs to a small vessel—a cup or possibly a lamp—and is said to have been found near Rome.
Said to be from near Rome

Harper, Prudence. 1971. "Origin and Influence–Cultural Contacts: Egypt, the Ancient Near East, and the Classical World." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 29(7): p. 325.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1984. "A Greek and Roman Treasury." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 42(1): no. 128, p. 68.

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