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Two bronze handle attachments

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. 2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 7/16 in. (8.8 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Gift of Miriam Schaar Schloessinger, 1964
Accession Number:
64.206.1, .2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The handles once decorated the side of a situla (wine bucket), and the wreathed mask in high relief may be identified as that of Dionysus.
Sotheby's, New York. 1940. Collection of Florence L. Rauh. Dec. 4–6, 1940. lot 72.

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