New York, Park Avenue
30 May 1997
A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A BOUND BARBARIAN
circa 2nd century a.d.
The bearded figure with long hair framing his face, depicted seated, leaning forward, with a rope tied around his neck, his hands bound together under his chin, the rope continuing down to his feet which are also tied together, pierced below and through the side for attachment
1 5/8in. (4.15cm.) high
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For another small bronze figure in a similar pose, also pierced at the sides and below, see no. 105 in Merhav, et. al., A Glimpse into the Past, The Joseph Ternbach Collection.
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