Ring with man holding a bow

Greek
Late Archaic or Classical Period
about 5th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 283.

Dimensions

Length (of bezel): 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

21.2302

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

On the bezel a man stands holding a bow in the outstretched right hand and an unidentified object, perhaps a shield, in the lowered left. He is nude. Traces of green patina in and on the cleaned, brassy surfaces.

Provenance

By date unknown: Edward Sylvester Morse Collection (said to be from Asia Minor); gift of Edward Sylvester Morse to MFA, November 23, 1921

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Sylvester Morse