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Spiral Armilla

Spiral Armilla

c. 1500 BC

Bronze, wrought

Overall: 16.5 x 12.1 cm (6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1988.4

Fun Fact

This armilla or arm ornament has a ridge along the spine, ending in a large spiral at one end.

See also
Greek and Roman Art
Type of artwork: 

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