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ROMAN VESSEL

A copper alloy Roman (AD c.43-c.402) vessel mount. Overall, the object measures c.31mm long, c.22mm wide and c.13mm thick. The mount is broadly oval in shape and has a semi-circular hollow cross-section. The moulded decoration is anthropomorphic, depicting the face of a bearded man wearing a helmet with a central ridge. The mount is very worn and there is a large patch of copper corrosion on one s…