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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.

Provenance

By 1965: Richard R. Wagner Collection (acquired in Istanbul); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, November 10, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner

Roman or Byzantine, Late Antique Period, about A.D. 400 or later

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 628; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Length: 7.6 cm (3 in.)

Accession Number

65.1345

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical