Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
about 4th century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 254.
Length x width: 1.6 x 4 cm (5/8 x 1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The form is that of an inverted pyramid with a square base, having several rows of small bosses and an acorn-shaped finial. Above, there is a head of a monster with open mouth. Much corroded. Green patina.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; November 4, 1890: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA
Gift of Edward Perry Warren