12 December 2002
A ROMAN BRONZE SIMPULUM
Circa 1st Century A.D.
With a deep rounded bowl, the short wide neck with a vertical rim attached to the octagonal handle by thin wires with twisted ends, the handle expanding into a flat sheet with concave sides, with a thin loop terminal in the form of a wolf head, its fur rendered by incision
14¾ in. (37.5 cm) long
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