about 5th century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 286.
Diameter: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Stamped in relief on the bezel there is a woman seated on a stool in a mournful attitude. A snake (?) appears in the field. The stamped design is off-center to the lower right. The (body of the) ring has been broken at two places and repaired (by W.J. Young). Crusty green patina, with spots of whitish corrosion.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Suessula.); gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913.
Gift of Edward Perry Warren