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The Berthouville Silver Treasure and Roman Luxury - Lapatin, Kenneth (Editor), and Avisseau-Broustet, Mathilde (Contributions by), and Colonna, Cecile (Contributions by)
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In 1830 a farmer plowing a field near the village of Berthouville in Normandy, France, discovered a trove of ancient Roman silver objects weighing some 55 pounds (25 kilograms). The Berthouville treasure, as the find came to be known, includes two statuettes representing the Gallo-Roman god Mercury and approximately sixty vessels--bowls, cups, pitchers, and plates, many of which bear votive inscriptions--along with dozens of smaller components and fragments. Dedicated to Mercury by various individuals, the treasure, ...

The Berthouville Silver Treasure and Roman Luxury 2014, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

ISBN-13: 9781606064207