Fragment of a tibia

about A.D. 100


Object Place: Italy

Accession Number

17.1815

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Cylinder of bone with two holes in front and one in back. Three incised lines around one end.

Provenance

By 1915, dredged up from the Tiber River in Rome [according to information derived from a typewritten catalog that accompanied the Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection]. Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection