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On display
Object / Artefact › Applied Arts and Design
  • Other titles
    votive hand
  • Description
    hand from a statue / hand of a sculpture
    Roman period
    From 'Monte Cilbano' [Monte Albano]
    Auckland Museum cat. no. 17564

    Mackelvie Collection

    The hand from a Roman bronze statue, illustrated above, has the little finger missing. It is from an unknown life-size bronze statue.

    A variety of small bronze items is also on display in the Civilisations Gallery and the MackelvieCollection.

    Bibliography and notes:
    Boardman, Greek Art, pgs 86, 127-9: the casting of large bronze sculpture.

    Education Kit
    ‘Ancient Greek And Roman Collections (Years 11 to 13)’
    Auckland Museum Te Papa Whakahiku
    © Auckland Museum 2002
  • Place
  • Other Number
    1932.233, 17564, M373, 373
  • Accession number
  • Accession date
  • Collection area
  • Item count
  • Display location
    Mackelvie Gallery / Logan Campbell East
  • Record richness
hand, votive
hand, votive


  • Credit
    collection of the Mackelvie Trust Board, Auckland, 1885, (373,), on loan to Auckland War Memorial Museum, 1932.233, 17564, M373
  • Collection
  • Production
    Monte AlbanoItalyEurope
    Pre 1885
    Roman Empire, Roman
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › bronze
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole height (precise) : 85mm
      (height 85 x width 75 x depth 90 mm)
    • width : 75mm
    • depth : 90mm
  • Classification
    Chenhall Nomenclature (Nomenclature)
    › 08 Communication Artifacts (Category)
    › Art (Classification)
    › Sculpture (Primary Term)
  • Record created
    18 April 1997

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