Etruscan or Italic bronze votive offerant holding a pateraM48
A votive bronze figure depicting a draped woman holding a patera in her right hand. The patera was used as a vessel for pouring libations and the figure presumably depicts an offerant or priestess rather than a goddess.
Italy, Etruscan/Italic, c. 4th Century BC
6.6 x 3.1 cms
Ex. deceased estate, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; acquired late 20th Century