The tweezers are flat and flare at the end: A: decorated with a sphinx, eagles, and a panther pursuing a goat. B: with a griffin and an animal pursuing another. Loop much corroded, and broken across the top; another break at shoulder of tweezer A. Green patina.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Naples certainly from Cumae.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December, 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution
Greek, South Italian,
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 626; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).
Length: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique