6th century B.C.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 675.3.
12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)
The blade is nearly square with an impressed line around the edge. The handle is round.
By 1875: in a public collection in Chiusi; sold at public sale in Florence to J. J. Dixwell (said to be from Chiusi); gift of J. J. Dixwell to MFA, March 1876
Gift of J. J. Dixwell