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It is hollow and hemispherical; the rim is slightly flanged. Green patina, encrusted.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); sarcophagus No. 102. 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. 657.

Dimensions

1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

84.565

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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