Ring with man holding a bow
Late Archaic or Classical Period
about 5th century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 283.
Length (of bezel): 2.5 cm (1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
By date unknown: Edward Sylvester Morse Collection (said to be from Asia Minor); gift of Edward Sylvester Morse to MFA, November 23, 1921
Gift of Edward Sylvester Morse