Bracelet or hair ornament

Greek


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 256; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 122 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Diameter: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.677

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

The inside is flat, and a ridge runs along the outside center. The decoration consists of incised zigzag lines, like a snake’s skin. Crusty green patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Thebes. [with 96.675 and 96.676]); gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, 1896

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren