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There is a small projection at right angles at one end. The main section is cylindrical. Varied incrustation. 72.4875 appears to be the same piece, now broken. [Could not find 72.393 in June of 1966, but it was presumably accounted for as 72.4875 at that time.]

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Cypriote, Bronze Age, Early to Middle Cypriote Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 245.

Dimensions

7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.393

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches