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The Left Panel
Romulus and Remus nurtured by the wolf
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The left-hand end depicts Romulus and Remus nurtured by the wolf with an inscription describing the scene.
Romulus and Remus, two brothers, a she-wolf nourished them in Rome, far from their native land.
Culture/period: Middle Anglo-Saxon
Date: 8th century (early)
Findspot: Found/Acquired: Auzon, Haute-Loire, Auvergne, France
Source: British Museum 1867,0120.1
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