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Preserved. Remains of gilding. Complete. When found it was hanging from the nail 13.2872b. See 13.2860.

Provenance

One of a group of objects said to have been found together in a tomb near Chiusi (probably in the Colle Lucioli just east of Chiusi) [MFA 13.2860-13.2901]; by 1913: with Raoul Tolentino, 57 Via Sistina, Rome; purchased by MFA from Raoul Tolentino, November 6, 1913

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Italic, Etruscan, Hellenistic Period, 3rd century B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2872a

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Recreational