Fragment of a tibia
about A.D. 100
Object Place: Italy
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cylinder of bone with two holes in front and one in back. Three incised lines around one end.
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)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection