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Priest
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Priest


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Description This statuette depicts a man making an offering. He wears a mantle over his left shoulder, covering his lower body, and on his head is a stylized foliate wreath. His proper right hand holds a phiale, a shallow dish for pouring a libation, while his left hand may have once held an incense container
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [part 2, p. 6, no. 7]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902

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Period
3rd-1st century BC (Hellenistic)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.97
Measurements
H: 7 7/16 in. (18.9 cm)
Geographies
  • Roman Empire (Place of Origin)
  • Italy (Etruria) (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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