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Each has a ring handle and is inscribed: FANAXILAS Green patina, somewhat crusty. Found with phiale (96.673), spoon fragment (96.672) and cradle (96.671).

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: All [MFA 96.670a-b, 96.671, 96.672, 96.673] said to have come from the same tomb at Palaeopolis.); gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, 1896

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, 5th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 622; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Diameter: 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.670a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments, Idiophones