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Late Roman bronze balsamarium in the form of a boot LATE ROMAN BRONZE BALSAMARIUM IN THE FORM OF A BOOT

Or calceus, ankle-high, with nailed sole, and engraved lacing details; one chain remaining. Eastern Mediterranean. Unusually complete.

4th-6th Century AD

H. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.); L. 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.)

Ex A.T. collection, Munich, acquired ca. 1985.

Cf. G. Faider-Feytmans, Les bronzes romains de Belqique II, 1979, no. 219.

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$6,500


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