8 June 2004
THE HADDAD COLLECTION OF ANCIENT EROTIC ART, PART II
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A ROMAN BRONZE AMULET
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Cast in the form of two copulating dogs, a suspension loop formed below the ears of the bitch
1 3/16 in. (3 cm.) high
Nancy Mallen, London, 1972.
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