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The flattened wire broadens out in two places and is hooked at the ends. There are four rings strung on it. Crusty green and dark brown patina.

Provenance

According to the MFA Annual Report for 1902 the Buffum collection included a group of objects that "were all found at Palestrina many years ago, in the excavations conducted by Signor Castellani, Mr. Buffum being present at the time of their discovery"; by date unknown: William Arnold Buffum Collection (died 1901); 1901: inherited by Miss Charlotte Wissmann; gift of Miss Charlotte Wissmann to MFA, May 1, 1902

Credit Line

Gift of Miss C. Wissmann

Italic, Archaic Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 311.

Dimensions

Diameter: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.301

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets