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Square. The Greek letter gamma inscribed on the face, with additional markings (a cross?). Brownish patina, with some encrustation.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records; from Athens); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 682.

Dimensions

Length x width: 4.5 x 4.5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.8282

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Weights & Measures