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Horizontal hanging ring, with flat band having bevelled edges. The handle swings from an hour-glass shaped attachment enriched by six double fillets in relief. Fine light green patina with brown areas and encrustation. Remains of earth.


By date unknown: Benjamin W. Crowninshield Collection (according to the Registrar's Register of Metalwork: from Athens); gift of Benjamin W. Crowinshield to MFA, November 3, 1881

Credit Line

Gift of Benjamin W. Crowinshield

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 500–480 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 431; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 124 (additional published references).


9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

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The Ancient World