Thin band with stamped decoration: Battle of the gods and the giants

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 689; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Width x length: 6 x 23.1 cm (2 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7529

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Armor

This band has been stamped or beaten from the same mold as object 01.7528. Save for fragments, it lacks the figures at either end and almost all the central group. Partly copper-colored, partly green.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome: found, as is certain, in a tomb in the necropolis of Bomarzo.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution