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Bronze statuette of a Lar

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/16 in. (12.9 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.139.15
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The Lar holds in his right hand a rhyton with a protome in the form of an antelope's head and in his left a phiale.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1924. "Small Greek Antiquities: Recent Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 19 (12): p. 295.

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