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hactenus. Up to this point he has described the bronze work (681 n.). The age of such works of art, attested often by signs of wear or injury, was as important at Rome as with us. See Mayor on Juv.i. 76, especially Mart.viii. vi. as quoted there: Euctus has the identical crater thrown by the centaur Rhoecus, in evidence of which it is cracked, pugna debile cernis opus.

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