Cymbal or castanet

Greco-Roman
Greco-Roman Period


Dimensions

Diameter: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.1347

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215C)

Collections

Musical Instruments, The Ancient World

Classifications

Idiophones

One of a pair of metal cymbals (the other is MFA 65.1347).
There are two holes in the center for attachment ot the handle. Crusty green patina.

Provenance

By 1965: Richard R. Wagner Collection (acquired in Istanbul); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, November 10, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner