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1st century A.D., 2nd century A.D.
H: 21.2 cm
Complete and in very good condition. The handle has been reglued. Green patina.
This bronze cast vessel was polished, while the handles and decorations were hammered and/or decorated in repoussé.
This idol is composed of three elements separated from each other: the bottle-shaped base, the cylindrical stem and the standard with the stylized animals.
Hammered from a single sheet of silver, this phiale is outstanding both for its quality and for its weight. All decorations were carried out in repoussé work.
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