Copper alloy ornamented forceps. Composed of two shanks, originally united at top by moveable joint. The shanks are serrated on the inside, except at the handle. The exterior sides are covered with busts of deities and heads of animals. The top of the right limb is surmounted by a bust of Cybele, that of the left by Juno. On the semi-circular parts are heads of horses; each of the four shanks is decorated with four busts, and the head of a bull; the handles terminate in lion heads. The deites are Saturn, Apollo, Diana, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus and Vesta.
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