Boss

Greek, East Greek


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Necropolis

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 656.

Dimensions

1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

84.563

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

In shape, a flattened hemisphere. Concentric raised circles decorate the convex side. Rings were attached to the bottom at opposite points near the rim. Green patina, encrusted.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); necropolis. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America