Tweezers

Greek or Roman
Greco-Roman Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 627; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 × 9.3 × 2 cm (9/16 × 3 11/16 × 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.08.37

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

There is a small loop at the top of the handle. Narrow arms end in a square plate, the edges of which turn inward. No decoration. Green and brown patina.

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection