The wings are spread. Underneath the stomach there is an iron peg that probably fitted into a lid or pole. Dark green patina with earth encrustation.
By date unknown: Richard R. Wagner Collection (acquired in Istanbul); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, September 22, 1965
Gift of Richard R. Wagner
Roman or Byzantine, Late Antique Period, about A.D. 400 or later
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 167; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 121 (additional published references).
Length: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)
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