Wagon attachment with hexagonal knob and two rings

Roman
Imperial Period
2nd–3rd century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10 x 15 cm (3 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2008.654.1

Medium or Technique

Bronze and silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Transportation

Circular with hexagonal knob and four silver appliqués, three of Mars on circular portion and one of nude male figure carrying two vessels of top of hexagonal knob. Two circular bronze links are attached, on either side of the rim.

Provenance

By 2005, Torkom Demirjian (dealer), Ariadne Galleries, New York; 2008, gift of Torkom Demirjian to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Torkom Demirjian in honor of John J. Herrmann, Jr., Curator of Classical Art, 1976–2004