184 Bone fragments found in large urn with cover (in 2 boxes)
Late 3rd century B.C.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The various shaped bone pieces might belong to different types of objects. One group might form a stylus box; other cylindrical pieces might belong to an aulos.
About 1879, discovered on property belonging to the Count Lucioli, Chiusi, Italy (one of a group of objects said to have been found together in a tomb near Chiusi, probably in the Colle Lucioli just east of Chiusi, MFA 13.2860-13.2901). By 1913: with Raoul Tolentino, 57 Via Sistina, Rome; purchased by MFA from Raoul Tolentino, November 6, 1913
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912