1st - 2nd centuries A.D. (Empire)
The Lillian Z. Turnblad Memorial Fund
- According to Greco-Roman creation mythology, the Titan (TIE-tun) Oceanus (oh-CHAY-a-nus) ruled the great river that encircled
- Affluent Romans displayed their wealth by decorating their furnishings with ornamental pieces such as this bronze ornament,
called a BOSS.
- This Roman boss depicts Oceanus as a realistic human being rather than as a monster or force of nature.