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On the cover, there is a relief which was made for some other purpose. The scene comprised two chlamys-clad youths attacking a running boar. The youth on the left was lunging with a spear and holding a short sword; he on the right, wearing boots, was chopping with a broadsword. A cap of petasos...

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Provenance

By 1905: Edward W. Forbes Collection (according to MFA Register of Metalwork 4: Purchased in Athens, 1905; "Found near Corinth."); gift of Edward W. Forbes to MFA, July, 1905

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Waldo Forbes

Greek, Late Classical Period, 340–330 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 367; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 123 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

05.59a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical