Patera handle of a man carrying two rams

Description
This handle from a ‘patera’ bowl is shaped in the form of a man with raised arms holding two rams. It belonged to Lieutenant Colonel Montague who collected over 800 classical archaeological objects and bequeathed the collection to the museum on his death. In his catalogue he recorded he purchased it at auction and it is not known where it had been found originally.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/703
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
patera handle of a man carrying two rams
Simple Name
handle
Full Name
patera handle, figurine of a man carrying two rams
Cultural Group
Etruscan
Production Year Low
-700
Production Year High
-400
Family Group

Material
copper alloy
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD, Lieutenant Colonel

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