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WHA_552JN

Gilt bronze arm from a statue. Roman, 2nd or 3rd Century AD Found in a Roman well at Clairmarais near Rheims, France, in 1876. Small rectangles of gold leaf were glued in place and were further secured by burnishing. In several places the overlapping of the sheets is visible.

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Gilt bronze arm from a statue. Roman, 2nd or 3rd Century AD Found in a Roman well at Clairmarais near Rheims, France, in 1876. Small rectangles of gold leaf were glued in place and were further secured by burnishing. In several places the overlapping of the sheets is visible.