Flat and thin, with wire attachments at one side of the handle end. Incrusted with white and green.
By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)
Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription
Cypriote, Bronze Age, Early or Middle Cypriote Period,
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 543.
12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.)
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