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Bronze simpulum (ladle)

Period:
Mid Imperial
Date:
2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Other (unfolded): 18 7/16 in. (46.8 cm) Other (folded): 10 1/4 in. (26.1 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.11.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 166
This ladle has an unusually long, hinged handle for drawing wine or oil from a deep storage container.
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