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Greek
Geometric Period
900–700 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 272; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 122 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Length: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.648

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Brooches

Green patina, slight surface corrosion.

Provenance

By date unknwn: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: probably been found in Boeotia; bought in Athens); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund