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Fish Hook

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There is a flat disc at the attachment end; the hook comprises one slender barb. Rusted. Green patina.

Provenance

1882: purchased by Edward Robinson in Athens; gift of Edward Robinson to MFA, January 4, 1888

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Robinson

Greek,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 603; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 126 (additional published references).

Dimensions

3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.8

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related