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"Handle of a Lid of a Praenestine Cista"
This is an original 1927 black and white halftone print of a bronze handle of a lid of a Praenestine Cista that was excavated from an archaeological site in Palestrina, Latium, Italy. In ancient Roman times, a cista was a bronze box that was used to store toiletries or bath items.
This 85+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. Some light surface rub.
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