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Roman bronze mask
Inv.Nr. 66/64

The bronce mask of a silens head was probably used as a fountain mask in the bath of a roman castrum at Niedernberg at the river Main. There are a view bronze fountain masks known from richly decorated roman baths in Germany, but the massive Silens head is a unique example, a glimpse on the luxury available even in such remote border stations on the very fringe of the Roman Empire.

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