Tessara (token) with two boys playing game
1st century A.D.
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.67 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Two boys seated facing each other, a tablet on their knees, playing mora. At the left a cupboard (?).
Reverse: VI within beaded border.
By date unknown: E. J. Seltman Collection; purchased by MFA from E. J. Seltman for $100.34 (this is the total price for MFA 13.386-13.390)
Check to see if these initials are correct or should it be C. T. Seltman? and check the run of accession numbers which includes Henry Chapman pieces.
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund