Hair pin

Cypriote
Geometric Period or later


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 247.

Dimensions

14.3 cm (5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.394

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Brooches

The central section is cylindrical, with two thin parts in the very middle. Crusty green patina.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription