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Bronze handle attachment in the form of a mask, Greek or Roman

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Bronze handle attachment in the form of a mask. Late Hellenistic or Early Imperial, Greek or Roman. OASC The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Period:
Late Hellenistic or Early Imperial
Date:
1st century B.C–1st century A.D.
Culture:
Greek or Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.98

Long beard for males or long hair for females is a constant attribute of many gods from everywhere.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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