Exhibitions/ Art Object

Bronze statuette of a Lar

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
early 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H.: 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
19.192.50
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The Lar holds a phiale in his right hand, and raises a rhyton in the shape of a dolphin in his left hand.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1921. "Classical Accessions: Bronzes." Bullletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 16 (2): p. 38.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 313, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. and Christine Alexander. 1939. Augustan Art: An Exhibition Commemorating the Bimillennium of the Birth of Augustus. p. 26, New York: Marchbanks Press.

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