Patera handle of a man carrying two rams

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.
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
patera handle of a man carrying two rams
Simple Name
Full Name
patera handle, figurine of a man carrying two rams
Cultural Group
Production Year Low
Production Year High
Family Group

copper alloy
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD, Lieutenant Colonel

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