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Bronze handle of a patera (shallow bowl)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
late 6th–5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Other: 9 3/16 in. (23.3 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.139.19
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
This handle contrasts well with the more common anthropomorphic types, both male and female, examples of which can be seen nearby.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1924. "Greek and Roman Bronzes: Recent Acquisitions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 19(3): p. 71.

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