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Thin band with stamped decoration: Battle of the gods and the giants

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This band has been stamped or beaten from the same mold as object 01.7528. Save for fragments, it lacks the figures at either end and almost all the central group. Partly copper-colored, partly green.


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome: found, as is certain, in a tomb in the necropolis of Bomarzo.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 689; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).


Width x length: 6 x 23.1 cm (2 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Armor