Spiral as bracelet or hair ornament

Greek


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 257; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 122 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Diameter: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

94.44

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Very corroded.

Provenance

According to MFA records: from "the American excavations on the site of the temple of Hera near Argos"; by date unknown: with Thomas A. Fox; gift of Thomas A. Fox to MFA, January 1894

Credit Line

Gift of T. A. Fox