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In shape, a flattened hemisphere. Concentric raised circles decorate the convex side. Rings were attached to the bottom at opposite points near the rim. Green patina, encrusted.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); necropolis. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 656.

Dimensions

1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

84.563

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

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