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Patera
Date Made/Found: 50-400
Material and Medium: Copper Alloy
Dimensions: 70mm x 45mm x 1.5mm
Place Object Found: Derbyshire
Department: Archaeology
Accession Number: 2015.575.1.603.1
This is a handle fragment of a bronze patera found in Scarcliffe, Derbyshire. A patera was a shallow bowl used by the Romans for offerings during religious rituals.

The Romans believed that the gods influenced every aspect of life and death and they could pray to them to keep disease away.
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