6th century B.C.
Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 090.
Height: 3.05 cm (1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Pin head composed of disc with turned edges above five globes of increasing size. Remains of rusty iron shaft below.
By date unknown: according to the entry in Sculpture in Stone and Bronze: possibly found on the road from Boiotia to Delphi with 1975.364, 1975.365, and 1975.811; by October 1974: in the trade according to Peter Sharrer; purchased by Peter Sharrer, Ancient Art, Inc., 72 Fairmount Road, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450, October 1974; purchased by MFA from Peter Sharrer, September 10, 1975
Frank B. Bemis Fund