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Each side is slightly convex and is ornamented with incised zigzags. Light green encrustation.

Provenance

By 1888: with Jandolo (said to be from a grave on the Esquiline); purchased by R. Lanciani from Jandolo; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)

Credit Line

Benajmin Pierce Cheney Donation

Italic, Prehistoric Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 297.

Accession Number

88.612

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings