Lar

Lar

1-25

Bronze with copper inlays

Overall: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1987.3

Fun Fact

This figure is a lares: gods that protected the home.

Description

This household god once stood with other small bronze statuettes in a Roman household shrine, a lararium.

See also
Collection: 
GR - Roman
Department: 
Greek and Roman Art
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture

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