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Roman Bronze Sculpture of a Man - FZ.368
Origin: Syria
Circa: 100 AD to 400 AD
Dimensions: 3.75" (9.5cm) high x 2" (5.1cm) wide
Collection: Classical
Medium: Bronze

Location: UAE
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The identification of this figure is difficult to pinpoint. The only clue we are given is the hat he wears. Perhaps this represents the messenger god Mercury. However, since the figure lacks his legs and forearms, including Mercury’s telltale winged shoes, we cannot say for sure. Yet the identity of this figure is irrelevant when compared to the beauty of his craftsmanship. There are still remnants of his silver inlaid eyes. The fine modeling of his body is superb. He has softly defined musculature in his torso and back. The features of his face recall an actual portrait. Above all this is a sculpture of remarkable beauty and delicate form. A god like Mercury would be worthy of such a guise. - (FZ.368)


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