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  3.1 Odontagra
     

 

 

Bronze; 11.6 cm
Naples, MAN; inv. 78032
Pompeii (?)
First century AD


It is made of two small branches, flat in profile, linked with a hinge, with the end widened, ending in a form which is nearly a small spoon with serrated edges, pierced by a small hole. The handles are decorated with groups of elegant ribbing that alternate the designs of a prism and a stylised bud.

     
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