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Dice depicting a nude woman, Roman era
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2 650 €
Period :
16th century
Ancient Art & Antiquities  - Dice depicting a nude woman, Roman era 16th century - Dice depicting a nude woman, Roman era  - Dice depicting a nude woman, Roman era
Kim J. Nazzi

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Dice depicting a nude woman, Roman era

A rare Roman game or dice figure of black colored bone depicting a squatting nude woman. Her face is round with broad jaws, her hair is laid in waves, pulled together to a bun in the back. On the flattened sides the numbers from 1 to 6 are arranged by the use of annulets as following : hair bun (1), breasts (2), left arm (3), right arm (4), buttock (5), thighs (6).

Roman.
Erotic art.
2nd century A.D.

Provenance: Munich private collection prior to 1980 ; acquired by us from "Christoph Bacher Archäologie Ancient Art" in Vienna in 2018.

Dimensions: height 4cm

Kim J. Nazzi

CATALOGUE

Ancient Art & Antiquities

<   16th century
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<   16th century
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Price : on request