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Bronze statuette of a priest sacrificing

Period:
Late Republican or Early Imperial
Date:
late 1st century B.C.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.227.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
He holds and incense box in his left hand.
Said to be from Macedonia

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 270, pp. 134-35, New York: Gilliss Press.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1933. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. p. 10, fig. 12, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1941. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. p. 10, fig. 12, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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