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The face is slightly depressed and is inscribed (see Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Bronzes in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston no. 683, p. 467). Brownish patina, with some encrustation. Attic.


By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: [this is one of a group of weights] bought in Munich. [The weights] constituted lot 425 in the Margaritis-Helbing sale of 1899: were collected by the late D. Margaritis & are, in provenience, Attic.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Probably Hellenistic Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 683.


Length x width: 3.8 x 3.8 cm (1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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