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There are two holes in the center for attachment to the handle. Crusty green patina.

Provenance

By 1965: Richard R. Wagner Collection (acquired in Istanbul); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, November 10, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner

Greco-Roman, Greco-Roman Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 621; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.1346

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments, Idiophones