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Mirror cover interior with winged Hymenaeus

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Separted from outside (01.7514b). Engraved inside the cover, winged Hymenaeus wears a wreath and a long chlamys; he moves from left to right, carrying a torch and a loutrophoros. The relief on the cover lacks parts of the heads of the two figures, as well as other small portions. A piece from...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: once in Corinth [1897].); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 280–270 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Taranto, Apulia, Italy (possibly produced at)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 368; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 123 (additional published references).


Diameter: 13.9 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silvered bronze


The Ancient World


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