Greek Bronze Simpulum

Greek Bronze Simpulum

An ancient Greek bronze sacrificial ladle, or simpulum, with a long slender handle terminating in a duck bill.

Ca. 4th-2nd century BC.
Length: 19 1/4 in. (48.5 cm).
Intact.

cf. for a similar example from Warrior's Tomb 227 at Chairomonte San Pasquale: A. Bottini, Armi, gli Strumenti della Guerra in Lucania, (1993), p. 100, no. 5.

Formerly in a French private collection.

Inv#: 3575

$750



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