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Roman coach with footstool

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Roman coach with footstool

Roman coach with footstool, which were again assembled from preserved fragments. Both of these furniture are made of ivory and have glass inserts (it is not certain whether the glass originally decorated the furniture). The object dates to the 1st – 2nd century CE.

The artifact probably comes from the imperial villa of Lucius Verus. Currently, it can be admired in The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, USA).

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