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Original artefact
  4.1 Brazier


Bronze and iron; 20 x Ø 38.5 cm
Inv. 2647
Pompeii, III4,4 House of Pinarius Cerialis, peristyle, near the cistern (27/7/1917)
First century AD

The cylindrical brazier is made of an iron container inserted into a bronze one. The external surface has two bands with ribbing above; the lower band has small circular disks. The three feet are in the form of stylised lion's feet, and are embellished on the upper portion with half-palmettes with a centre leaf.
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