Late Republican or Early Imperial Period
probably 50 B.C.–A.D. 100
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 165.
Length: 6.6 cm (2 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The rooster has a cock’s comb and a long tail. The chasing of the surfaces is very carefully handled. Feet missing. Brown and green patina.
By date unknown: Richard R. Wagner Collection (acquired in Istanbul); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, September 22, 1965
Gift of Richard R. Wagner