12 December 2002
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN
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A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A LAR
Circa 2nd Century A.D.
The domestic deity wearing a short billowing tunic with a mantle draped over his left shoulder and around his waist in a thick roll, hanging down between his legs in zig-zag folds, the high boots with open toes and animal-skin liners, his hair flowing in short locks around his face, a patera held in his right hand, the left hand once holding a now-missing attribute, perhaps a cornucopia or rhyton
4 in. (10.1 cm) high
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