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Examples of Roman Bronze Work
on the Door of the Pantheon

A more detailed page is in the works; for now (in connection, very loosely, with another page on this site) just these relief bosses on the door. They are about 6 cm in diameter.

This one, within touching height, has lost its center finial. It has also been worn smooth over the last 1800 years.


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When the door swings open on its hinges, the bosses near the hinge recede into fitted insets:


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Page updated: 18 Feb 99