3rd century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 397.
Length: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The disc is plain. Heavily corroded. The handle has been broken. Crusty green patina.
About 1879, discovered on property belonging to the Count Lucioli, Chiusi, Italy (one of a group of objects said to have been found together in a tomb near Chiusi, probably in the Colle Lucioli just east of Chiusi, MFA 13.2860-13.2901). By 1913: with Raoul Tolentino, 57 Via Sistina, Rome; purchased by MFA from Raoul Tolentino, November 6, 1913
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912