Bronze handle of a vessel

Bronze | 17.3 x 17.3cm | 1st century B.C.

Unknown Artist

It is likely that this handle in the form of central bead flanked by finely worked leaves decorated either a hydria or lebes, two ceremonial vessels used for dispensing water or wine.

Credit: Gift of Miriam Schaar Schloessinger, 1966
Object: 66.119....
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