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Thin plate, nearly square and polished on one side. Back left rough and edges on the front are bevelled. Polished on one side; other left rough. Front edges bevelled. Badly corroded near one edge. Very dark green patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek (?), Classical or Hellenistic Period, about 4th century B.C. or later

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 375.

Dimensions

Width x length: 9 x 10.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7493

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical