Fragment of a Clasp
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 580.
4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragment of clasp, and a tang (?) at the corner. Diagonal cross-bars. Thin, pale green incrustation.
By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)
Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription