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    Household god (lar)

    Unknown artist, Roman

    Late 3rd century-early 4th century
    Household god (lar)
    Bronze
    Width: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 inches) maximum
    Anonymous gift 62.061

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    Warrior

    Unknown artist, Etruscan; Umbria

    450-425 BCE
    Warrior
    Bronze
    24.5 x 8.5 cm (9 5/8 x 3 3/8 inches) (preserved)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 34.011

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    Jar with lid (stamnos)

    Unknown artist, Etruscan

    Late 4th century BCE-3rd century BCE
    Jar with lid (stamnos)
    Bronze
    38 x 3.9 cm (14 15/16 x 1 9/16 inches) (jar and rim)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 35.791

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    Couch decoration in the form of a horse's head

    Unknown artist, Roman

    2nd century CE
    Couch decoration in the form of a horse’s head
    Bronze
    17 x 13.5 x 13.5 cm (6 11/16 x 5 5/16 x 5 5/16 inches)
    Museum purchase with funds from Museum Appropriation Fund and Mrs. Gustav Radeke 27.221

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    Spoon

    Unknown artist, Roman

    2nd century CE-5th century CE
    Spoon
    Bronze
    Length: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 07.146

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    Vase and lid in the form of the head of a Nubian boy

    Unknown artist, Roman-Egyptian

    Late 3rd - 2nd century BCE
    Vase and lid in the form of the head of a Nubian boy
    Bronze
    12.7 x 10 x 4.9 cm (5 x 3 15/16 x 1 15/16 inches) (bust)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 11.035

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    Spoon

    Unknown artist, Roman

    1st century CE-4th century CE or later
    Spoon
    Bronze
    Length: 14.7 cm (5 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Albert Harkness 54.142.42

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    Belt

    Unknown artist, Early Etruscan; Villanovan

    800-700 BCE
    Belt
    Bronze
    Length: 35.8 cm (14 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Walter C. Baker 46.562

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    Three-pronged clasp and buckle

    Unknown artist, Etruscan

    7th century BCE
    Three-pronged clasp and buckle
    Bronze
    Length: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 inches) (overall)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.016

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    Striding kouros

    Unknown artist, Etruscan

    5th century BCE
    Striding kouros
    Bronze
    Height: 15.7 cm (6 3/16 inches)
    Museum purchase in memory of Eliza G. Radeke 57.036

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    Strigil

    Unknown artist, Roman

    1st century CE-3rd century CE
    Strigil
    Bronze
    22 x 2.8 x 8 cm (8 11/16 x 1 1/8 x 3 1/8 inches) (maximum of blade; of concavity of blade)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 15.142

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    Mirror

    Unknown artist, Etruscan

    4th century BCE
    Mirror
    Bronze
    Height: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches) (with tang)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.071

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    Beaked jug

    Unknown artist, Etruscan

    Ca. 500 BCE
    Beaked jug
    Bronze
    Height: 29.5 cm (11 5/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 29.089

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    Candelabrum

    Unknown artist, Etruscan

    4th century BCE
    Candelabrum
    bronze
    Height: 93.8 cm (36 15/16 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 31.364

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    Jug handle in the form of a panther devouring prey

    Unknown artist, Roman

    1st century CE-2nd century CE
    Jug handle in the form of a panther devouring prey
    Bronze
    Length: 2.3 x 2.2 cm (7/8 x 7/8 inches) (kid or lamb)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 14.021

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    Large, round-bottomed bowl (dinos)

    Unknown artist, Campanian

    490 - 470 BCE
    Large, round-bottomed bowl (dinos)
    Bronze
    Height: 32 cm (12 5/8 inches) (including pegasoi)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 30.017

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    Horse

    Unknown artist, Greek

    750-700 BCE
    Horse
    Bronze
    7.6 x 1.9 cm (3 x 3/4 inches) (at rump)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 54.132

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    Aphrodite

    Unknown artist, Greek

    2nd century BCE
    Aphrodite
    Bronze
    Height: 47.3 cm (18 5/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund and Special Gift Fund 26.117

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    Bird

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 700 BCE
    Bird
    Bronze
    5.4 x 2.5 cm (2 1/8 x 1 inches) (preserved height; width of body)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 54.198

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    Bust of a Female Divinity

    Unknown artist, Roman

    Late 2nd century - 3rd century CE
    Bust of a Female Divinity
    Lost-wax process
    10 x 8.2 x 4.5 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/4 x 1 3/4 inches)
    Anonymous gift 59.022

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    Man in a cloak

    Unknown artist, Greek

    520 - 500 BCE
    Man in a cloak
    Bronze
    10.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm (4 1/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 inches) (width at elbows)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.056

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    Helmet

    Unknown artist, Corinthian (ancient style)

    500 BC - 470 BC
    Helmet
    Bronze
    28.6 x 17.4 x 23.4 cm (11 1/4 x 6 13/16 x 9 1/4 inches) (maximum)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.185

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    Inscribed Kouros

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 540 BCE
    Inscribed Kouros
    Bronze
    9.8 x 2.7 x 1.9 cm (3 7/8 x 1 1/16 x 3/4 inches) (at elbows; left toe to right heel)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund and Jesse Metcalf Fund 54.001

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    Lidded box (cista)

    Unknown artist, Etruscan

    Late 4th - mid 3rd century BCE
    Lidded box (cista)
    Bronze
    Height: 29.5 cm (11 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.014

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    Mirror with tang

    Unknown artist, Etruscan

    375-250 BCE
    Mirror with tang
    Bronze
    Height: 23.1 cm (9 1/8 inches) (including tang)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 23.350