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This is a circular disc; the rim is slightly turned up on one side. The "inside" is decorated with two pairs of concentric circles, incised. Green patina.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); necropolis. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek, Greco-Roman Period,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 398.

Dimensions

1.1cm (7/16in.)

Accession Number

84.572

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical