Bronze hand of a boxer

Bronze | 19.5 x 19.5cm | 1st–2nd century A.D.

Unknown Artist

The hand is clad in a caestus (boxing glove), comprising a semicylindrical strip and a projecting spike, tied with cords running from the wrist. Although Roman boxers are represented on statues, mosaics, terracotta plaques and lamps, and bronze figur...
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