Roman bronze ram’s head patera handle

R98

£200.00

Available

A bronze patera handle with a fluted body and terminal in the form of a ram’s head.

The patera was a type of rectangular shovel used for scooping incense and other offerings on votive fires.

Culture
Roman, 1st or 2nd Century AD

Size
14 x 4 cms

Condition
Fragment as shown

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Frankfurt, Germany; acquired in the 1960’s and thence by family descent.

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