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VR5

Reference: VR5 / Cat. No.

Period: Roman

Origin: Probably Italy

Date: 40 90 AD

Description:

On discus: peacock r., perched on sprig of pomegranate.


Manufacture: Mould made.

Size (cm): L. 11.6, W. 6.5, H. 2.7 (eh)

Notes:
Cf. (subject) BMC II, Q1211; Goethert, M202; Menzel, 290.


Comments:
The peacock and the pomegranate were associated with Juno, wife of Jupiter and goddess of marriage.



VR5



Last edited: 17-02-2008

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