Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 331.
Length: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The top of this long pin is curved over, like a shepherd’s crook. Green and dark brown patina.
According to the MFA Annual Report for 1902 the Buffum collection included a group of objects that "were all found at Palestrina many years ago, in the excavations conducted by Signor Castellani, Mr. Buffum being present at the time of their discovery"; by date unknown: William Arnold Buffum Collection (died 1901); 1901: inherited by Miss Charlotte Wissmann; gift of Miss Charlotte Wissmann to MFA, May 1, 1902
Gift of Miss C. Wissmann