Late Republican or Early Imperial Period
1st century B.C.
Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 122.
Height: 13.2 cm (5 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Handle of a short sword or large knife with figurine of a gladiator of Samnite type, with shield, helmet, face mask, body armor, greaves, and sword. He advances to right, his left knee bent.
By 1984: with Robert Haber, 16 West 23rd Street, New York, N.Y. 10010 (said by him to have come from a private Swiss collection); purchased by MFA from Robert Haber, April 11, 1984
Edwin E. Jack Fund