Attachment (head of Medusa)

Greek
Hellenistic Period


Dimensions

Height x width: 4.3 x 4.2 cm (1 11/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.770

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Relief attachment. Medusa’s head, three-quarters view to the left. The head is set on a feathered aegis, divided in two parts and having three scallops on each side.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Smyrna.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24,1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900