Base of a Handle
Greek or Roman
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 459.
3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A large volute at the right, above a facing head of a silen with thick, curly hair, beard and mustache. Pierced with a round hole. Broken at top and at volute on left. Dark green patina.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way