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Three-sided pyramid which becomes a cylinder below. There is a hole in one side. The corners are worn off at the bottom. Green patina, with earth encrustation.

Provenance

1882: purchased by Edward Robinson in Athens according to MFA Register of Metalwork; gift of Edward Robinson to MFA, January 4, 1888

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Robinson

Greek, Classical Period, 480–400 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 599.

Dimensions

1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.6

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Archery, Spears, Javelins