User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Pectoral

Start collecting

From the center of a horizontal strip of bronze rises a conical strip ending in a ring. On either side of this there is a triangle, à jour. The horizontal piece is pierced with five holes from which depend five rude human figures. Gray surface.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Suessula.); gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Italic, Archaic Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 347.

Dimensions

Length: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.129

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pectorals