Steelyard weight in the form of a bust of Helios, the sun god, on top of a sacred mountain, probably Mount Argaeus near Caesarea In Cappadocia.
By date unknown: with Richard R. Wagner, Parker Road, West Barnstable, Mass. 02668 (said to be from Constantinople); March 8, 1972: purchased by MFA from Richard R. Wagner
John Michael Rodocanachi Fund
Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 150–250
Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 123.
Height x width: 12 x 8 cm (4 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)
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