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A Roman Sacrifice
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A Roman Sacrifice

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Description Ten persons and a child are gathered around the flame burning on a round altar. They are in front of a temple, with the strange ornament of a profile head in a circular frame set as an "imago clipeata," in the pediment. Above on the left is a flying Victory.
  • Exposition Universelle. Paris. 1900.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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mid 16th century (Renaissance)
painted enamels on copper
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Diam: 3 9/16 in. (9.1 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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