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Roundel with head of Perseus

Medallic plaque with head of Perseus in high relief. Round plaque sunk within (separate) rim, with wave pattern on edge. Traces of gilding.


By 1958: with Piero Tozzi, 137 East 57th Street, New York 22, N.Y. (said at the time of purchase to have been found at Tarentum over 20 years ago with MFA 59.299 and two medallions in the Art Museum at Princeton); October 13, 1960: purchased by MFA from Piero Tozzi for $ 3,500.00 (this is the total price for 60.1152-60.1154)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 150 B.C.

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Medium or Technique

Silver with gold leaf


The Ancient World