Disk with a central star pattern

Greek, South Italian


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Calabria, Tarentum

Dimensions

Diameter: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.); thickness: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.629

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Disk with star pattern impressed in center. Two holes for suspension.

Provenance

From excavations at Tarentum; purchased by Joseph B. Murdock in Tarentum in March 1896; loaned to MFA by J. B. Murdock, April 27,1898; March 1931: Inherited by his brother, Harold Murdock; gift to MFA from Harold Murdock in memory of his brother Rear-Admiral J. B. Murdock, September 3, 1931

Credit Line

Gift of Harold Murdock, in memory of his brother, Rear-Admiral J. B. Murdock