The body is in the form of a very stylized human figure with raised arms (in orans gesture), drapery hanging from them. At the end is a loop for suspension. Hard green patina.
By 1965: Richard R. Wagner Collection (acquired in Istanbul); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, November 10, 1965
Gift of Richard R. Wagner
Roman or Byzantine, Late Antique Period, about A.D. 400 or later
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 628; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).
Length: 7.6 cm (3 in.)
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