Handle base from a situla Artist: Unknown


Bronze, solid cast


3 1/16 × 2 3/16 × 3/16 in. (7.8 × 5.6 × 0.4 cm)

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Gift of Ruth Elizabeth White

Accession Number



Roman (1st–3rd century A.D.)


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Ephron Gallery, New York; Ruth Elizabeth White, acquired from the above; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1988.
  • Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 275, no. 75, pl. 75
  • Mimi Gardner Gates, "Director's Report 1988," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989), 116
  • "Acquisitions 1988," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989),
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