about 1st–2nd century A.D.
Height: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Pale gray-blue, incrusted; slightly iridescent. One half of bulb gone; other half cracked.
By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)
Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription