Thin band with stamped decoration: Running figures and a hunting scene

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 690; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Width x length: 33.5 x 24.7 cm (13 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7530

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Armor

From left to right, there are a vertical fillet, a palmette and tendrils, a dog (?), two clothed, youthful figures running to the left, and a similar figure attacking a large feline. Five vertical divisions of beads, volutes, and palmettes follow, and then the scene is repeated in reverse. Badly corroded and with areas missing; the patina is light 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