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Roundel with Apollo

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Roundel, with head of Apollo in relief. Surface gilded, eyes once inlaid. Apollo appears as a musician, a corner of his lyre visible over his left shoulder. There is a laurel wreath on his wavy hair. Tresses fall over his shoulders. The border of the roundel is an encircling wreath of...

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By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 26, 1985

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 150–100 B.C.


Diameter: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silver gilt, eyes originally inlaid in another material


The Ancient World