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This is made of twisted wire; each end forms a loop. It closes by a free wire of one end piercing the loop of the other. The size indicates a bracelet for a child. Dark 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,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 261.

Dimensions

3.5cm (1 3/8in.)

Accession Number

84.569

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings